Our Pets Have Dental Diseases! Why?
We love our pets. But, our cats and dogs are prone to a common disease that we as humans also must deal with. Our pets often develop dental diseases (tooth decay and gum disease). Dental diseases can cause loss of teeth and can contribute to other chronic diseases. Interestingly, animals in the...  Read More
Dr. Alvin Danenberg & Dr. Steven Lin Have a "Fireside Chat"
Dr. Steven Lin, a dentist from Australia, and I had a “fireside chat” via Skpe. Take 34 minutes of your time to watch and listen to our thoughts:  Read More
Dentists and Physicians Have Gum Disease
You might think dentists and physicians know enough not to have gum disease. Well, they don’t know enough, and they do have gum disease. Some of my thoughts:    Read More
Bacteria, Mitochondria, and Gum Disease
Bacteria and mitochondria play a significant role in the health of every cell in our bodies, including our mouths. The evolution of mitochondria in our cells, and how we must nourish them, are fascinating. Here are some facts and my thoughts:   Read More
I was interviewed on "The Human First Show with Jonah Larkin"
I was interviewed by Jonah Larkin for his podcast. I talk about oral health, good and bad bacteria, and a whole lot more:  Read More
Dental Panel at the Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS) 2017
I was one of three “dental experts” included in the Dental Panel at the Ancestral Health Symposium 2017. I shared the Panel with Dr. Kevin Boyd and Dr. Scott Solomons. Here is the YouTube video of this 58-minute presentation and Q&A. My part in the Panel begins at the 17:50-minute mark in the...  Read More
Why The Tooth Fairy Gave Up Grains & Sugars
I wrote this whimsical tale about tooth fairies, grains, and sugars. It may bring a smile to your face:   Read More
Flossing Flouters Favor Flawed Flossing Studies
Say it ain’t so! Have dental professionals and government agencies been spinning a yarn of floss all this time about the importance of flossing our teeth? Why are flouters of flossing gleefully smirking at a new caveat regarding cavity prevention?Allow me to explain. Every year the federal...  Read More
Napoleon Meets His Dental Waterloo
Napoleon Bonaparte is renowned for invading countries and pillaging treasuries, but did you know he was meticulous about his tooth care? It's true - he never left home to invade another country without packing his toothbrush.Admittedly I knew little about “Boney” until recently. I mean,...  Read More
Four Easy Ways to Enable Tooth Enamel
Random thoughts on bees: since presumably more bees prefer honey than vinegar, is there a minority vinegar bee population we don’t know about? If being the “bees knees” is good, is the “bees bottom” like a bee bad boy? If fish swim in schools, are flying bees home...  Read More
Fun Fall Foods for Healthy Teeth
It’s a bit early for trees to start wowing us with autumn splendor, but daytime temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter and weekends are busy with fall festivals and football. Happily, there are delicious fall foods that are as good for our teeth as they are pleasant for our...  Read More

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