Flaxseed for Radiation Exposure?

Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Dental x-rays aren’t exactly fun, but sometimes, they’re necessary. They remain the best tool we have for seeing conditions within the tooth, not to mention the supporting bone. More advanced dental imaging – such as CBCT/3D cone beam scanning – is also becoming much more common for diagnosing certain dental conditions (though, contrary to what […]


What a Visit with a Biological Dentist Is Like

Posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

It’s one thing to tell you, as we do on our home page, what we believe makes our practice special – or even just what our patients say they value about the holistic, biological dental care we provide. It’s quite another when a patient tells you – which is why we were delighted to see […]


What’s in – or, Rather, on – Your Dental Floss?

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Once upon a time, we recommended Glide dental tape. Now? Not so much. New research has confirmed that this product – along with other mainstream, big brand flosses – may be a source of exposure to PFASs. These synthetic chemicals are both water- and grease-resistant, so they’re used in a wide array of consumer products, […]


Biological Dental Health in 2018 – A Last Look Back

Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been blogging for over 10 years now! Yes, our first post went online all the way back in May of 2008 – a simple quote from James H. West to set the tone: Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit […]


When Root Canal “Myths” Aren’t Myths at All

Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

It’s kind of annoying when you run across an article that promises to debunk certain myths and find that it just perpetuates others. Case in point? A post on root canals that recently cropped up on Facebook, linking to the site of a company selling a new spin on an old procedure. So naturally, the […]


No, Glycerin Isn’t a Problem for Tooth Remineralization

Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Recently on a holistic health page, we noticed someone asking about whether she should avoid glycerin in toothpaste. That this was even an issue was news to us – but apparently not to some corners of the internet, where you’ll find more than a few bloggers, not to mention sites about “curing” tooth decay and […]


Gratitude & Happiness

Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Safe travels to those of you on the road this week and a very happy Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season for all!


Problems in the Mouth Can Indeed Mean Problems in the Body

Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Sometimes, when your knowledge expands, a little chaos is created, too. You may need to let go of old ways of knowing, of things you’ve thought to be true for many, many years. It’s far easier to not ask questions and stick with the familiar path – like those dentists who cling to things like […]


Another Natural Toothpaste Option

Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

We seldom blog about specific products, but we were recently learned about a new natural toothpaste that seems pretty cool. Now toothpaste, as our regular readers know, isn’t exactly a requirement for good oral hygiene. Research has shown that it’s mainly the mechanical action of brushing that breaks up the oral biofilm (plaque) on your […]



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