Tooth Decay

Testing pH of the Mouth and Why It Is So Important

“What gets measured get’s improved” Peter Drucker It’s pretty safe to say that most people would choose health over disease when it comes to their mouth - yet isn’t it interesting that not many people feel that they have the tools necessary to test for a healthy mouth at home, or why it’s even


10 Interesting Facts About the Tooth

A little fun factoid infographic giving us 10 Interesting Facts About the Tooth.  Do you find it alarming or interesting that tooth decay is the second most common disease after the cold?!  Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way with all that we know about controlling bacteria through finding balance between great products and the

The Advantages of Dental Implants

If you've lost one or more teeth, there are three options for permanent or semi-permanent replacement: dentures, bridges, and dental implants. Although dental implants are the most expensive of the three, they are generally considered the best option. Here are some of the advantages of dental implants over dentures and bridges. Dental implants stimulate the

Cavity Fighting Lollipops – Could It Be True?!

We’ve been talking about xylitol and how it helps to prevent decay and dry mouth lately, so I thought it would be fitting to add in a breakthrough product that not only helps to prevent decay, but these lollipops actually FIGHT decay! Dr. John's Herbal Lollipops combine great tasting, orange-flavored sugar-free candy formula with

The Argument for Mercury Free Dentistry

The dental amalgam controversy continues due in part to the conflicting views over the use of amalgam as a filling material, mainly because it contains the element mercury. In addition to health and ethics issues, opponents to dental amalgam fillings point to the negative externalities of water contamination and environmental damage of mercury. This concern

10 Things about Tooth Decay and Gum Disease That You May Find Useful

Many people feel frustration, pain or anxiety when it comes time to visit the dentist. Seeing as the relationship is based on disease, it’s really no wonder.  There are those few “lucky” people that either LOVE having their teeth cleaned, or have no problems in their mouth which contribute toward work needing to be done