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|10/19/2016 - Dentists everywhere perform them as a way of removing potentially life-threatening infections from their patients' teeth. But root canals aren't the surefire fix that many people think they are, as they not only cause many of the same infections that they supposedly remedy, but research shows that they...|
|10/3/2016 - For many years it's been standard operating procedure for dentists to recommend the surgical removal of wisdom teeth – even when there is no pain or symptoms. But is it really necessary or beneficial?
According to a recent study, the answer is "maybe not."
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|8/31/2016 - Everyone loves having a great smile that's accentuated by bright, white teeth. Not everyone wants to use harsh chemicals to create that pearly smile, though. Fortunately, there are many safe and natural alternatives to the harsh whiteners typically used to brighten smiles.
There are many reasons...|
|5/17/2016 - Healthy teeth mean a better smile – which can completely change both the way you look and your self-confidence. Dr. Dawn Ewing, executive director of the International Academy of Biological Medicine, and author of Let The Tooth Be Known, has linked poor tooth health with chronic diseases such...|
|4/1/2016 - Receding gums can be a real kick in the teeth. If you're suffering with this extremely common form of gum disease, you may be relieved to know that this condition effects many adults over 40. Receding gums occur when your gums pull away from the surface of your teeth to expose your roots, according...|
|9/3/2015 6:08:41 PM - Set to launch September 28 and last through October 5, the Holistic Oral Health Summit will feature 34 of the world's leading experts on the link between oral health and whole body health as they lend their expertise on the importance of improving oral health, reversing gum disease and preventing cavities...|
|8/29/2015 - Out of the shadows of convenience and ignorance emerges a new form of parental negligence that is starting to look a lot like child abuse. Parents who have no basic understanding of nutrition and hydration are depriving and even harming their children in life-altering ways.
Toddlers as young as 18...|
|6/24/2015 - It's a prolific disease that's ravaging some areas of Africa and causing permanent health damage among residents. No, we're not talking about malaria or AIDS -- fluorosis, a health condition triggered by exposure to fluoride, is damaging people's teeth and skeletal structures throughout Ethiopia, so...|
|3/29/2015 10:42:05 PM - Coffee, tea, soda, red wine, and soy sauce are some of the most commonly consumed substances that can stain your teeth. There are several options for removing tooth stains and they range in cost from pennies to nearly a thousand dollars. Methods used include gels, trays, pens, strips, and plasma light....|
|9/5/2014 - The truth is, the most important action you can take to maintain oral health is to eat a healthy diet. Avoid all artificial additives (flavors, colors, preservatives), GMOs, pasteurized dairy, and refined sugars. Do not consume foods laden with herbicides and preservatives (especially the "dirty dozen")...|
|8/16/2014 - In an effort that aligns entrepreneurial spirit with the body's natural ability to restore health, experts at King's College London have developed a way to put dental fillings by the wayside and, instead, help teeth heal themselves. (1)
Rather than drilling into an affected tooth and filling it with...|
|7/29/2014 - What was going on in the mouth of 17-year-old Ashik Gavai of India?
How were 232 teeth growing inside his jaw and what was causing such an abnormal flowering of teeth?
According to International Business Times, when doctors at Sir J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, India, took the boy in to have a look,...|
|6/29/2014 - Local police in a French Alpine village found a 12-year-old boy hiding during a routine police patrol. The boy claimed he had been abducted on the way to his dental appointment, but he managed to escape. He gave the police detailed information about the abductor and the car he had been forced into....|
|6/12/2014 - According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, "Dental caries (tooth decay) remains the most prevalent chronic disease in both children and adults." In addition, according to the Centers for Disease Control, "One out of every two American adults aged 30 and over has periodontal...|
|5/30/2014 - Georgia resident Trisha Eck, her children all grown up and on their own, thought it would be fun and interesting to go from a stay-at-home mother to a small-business entrepreneur.
And so, she decided to rent a room at a local medical spa and began her own business, Tooth Fairies Teeth Whitening.
|3/23/2014 - Conventional dentists receive a huge percentage of their revenues by scaring patients into a procedure called "wisdom teeth extraction" which is usually medically unjustified. Across virtually the entire industry of conventional dentistry, this dangerous surgery scam is pushed on patients with unethical...|
|2/10/2014 - The standard practice of dentistry is dangerous to American health. The American Dental Association continues to maintain that mercury fillings and root canals are safe dental procedures, in spite of the overwhelming evidence against these practices. Routine high speed drilling saves dentists time,...|
|11/7/2013 - A popular class of antibiotic drugs that is still widely administered to young children, tetracycline, which were originally created and patented by drug giant Pfizer Inc., are known to cause permanent staining of teeth in many of the patients that take it. And one North Carolina man who is a victim...|
|11/6/2013 - A few months ago, the launch of our Orajuvenate ozonated jojoba oil was a huge success. Readers leaped at the chance to replace their toothpaste and switch to an ozonated substance (actually a liquid plant-based wax) that helps deliver benefits of ozone to their teeth and gums.*
The only drawback...|
|9/5/2013 - Get ready for another breakthrough investigation from the Natural News Forensic Food Lab, where we've put mammalian teeth under the microscope as they are being bathed in phosphoric acid -- the same acid used in sodas and soft drinks and found in both Coca-Cola and Pepsi products.
I completed this...|
|8/7/2013 - Could you imagine going to the dentist's office and handing them a urine sample so they could grow you a new tooth? Within weeks, stem cells from your urine could be birthing a tooth right in your own mouth.
This is exactly what Chinese researchers are onto. Using cells generated from urine, researchers...|
|7/29/2013 - Dr. Weston Price set out to discover the causes of misaligned teeth and cavities in the 1930's with his 10 year, in-depth research of native cultures around the world. He discovered the secrets to dental and overall health lie in nutrition. It is now understood by holistic dentists that when the jaw...|
|7/10/2013 - A sparkling white smile is more than simply cosmetic - it also reflects the state of inner health. Teeth tend to yellow with age and exposure to staining food and drink, yet discoloration also suggests impaired tooth structure. All in all, light enamel color indicates well mineralized and strong teeth....|
|7/1/2013 - Bisphenol-A, a chemical wreaking havoc on people's hormones, is also affecting teeth enamel development. A team of French researchers from Paris, led by Sylvie Babajko, have found out that rats exposed to daily Bisphenal-A develop a dental condition called, molar incisor hypomineralisation. This condition,...|
|6/5/2013 - Today I'm ecstatic about being able to bring you exciting new holistic solutions for health, and today we've got something amazing for you in the realm of holistic dentistry and gum care: O3 Essentials (www.O3essentials.com)
Over the past few months, we've been working to bring you this extraordinary...|
|4/13/2013 - It's a nightmare scenario. You go to see your dentist. He drugs you into a stupor and begins pulling not one, not two, but all thirty-two of your teeth. As you come out of your stupor, he sends you on your way - toothless, as he disappears behind a dark curtain.
This couldn't be any more real for...|
|9/26/2012 - Attorney James Robert Deal at FluorideClass Action has notified the city of Seattle of its potential legal liability for fluoridating the water supply. In his August, 2011 letter he notified the mayor and city council members that Seattle has a potential legal liability of $50,000 per child who suffers...|
|9/6/2012 - Parkland Hospital has just agreed to pay a one-million-dollar fine for creating a series of patient nightmares. Since 2011, the Dallas hospital has been under federal oversight for "widespread patient-safety problems," reports The Dallas News.
But new specifics have come to light. Jessie Mae Ned,...|
|7/13/2012 - Weary of expensive dental work? Try a few simple home treatments that help strengthen teeth and gums naturally. With the application of specific dietary and herbal recommendations, loose and decaying teeth are fortified and healed. By practicing purposeful oral hygiene with a few basic ingredients,...|
|5/11/2012 - If you are known by your friends for your "winning smile" or are otherwise concerned about your dental health - and you're a sports drink-a-holic - you might want to consider using a different option to help energize before workouts or quench your thirst after.
That's because, according to a new...|
|12/27/2011 - It is a common procedure that roughly five million Americans undergo every single year, according to ABC News, but people need to understand the serious risks involved. Two teenagers recently died due to complications involved with having their wisdom teeth surgically extracted. Jenny Olenick, a 17-year-old...|
|10/24/2011 - The increasing popularity of coffee and tobacco products has lead to a teeth whitening craze, which includes regular use of whitening trays, toothpastes, mouth rinses, and strips applied to the teeth for extended periods of time. The use of teeth whitening products, including over the counter kits and...|
|8/22/2011 - Dental hygiene is an important part of keeping healthy, but maintaining a white smile is also a great way to show that you take pride in your appearance and wish to keep your body in as good of shape as possible. Because dental problems are correlated with other health risks, keeping your smile as bright...|
|5/7/2011 - The healing power of herbs is no secret. However, our knowledge about the multiplicity of ways they can be used to heal and restore the body is constantly expanding. For instance, we know that certain herbs can have a profound effect on the health of our teeth and gums. Herbal tooth powders (which can...|
|2/11/2011 - A report by dentist Jay Friedman in the American Journal of Public Health reveals that 67 percent or more of preventative wisdom teeth removals are unnecessary. The article explains that most of the pain and illness surrounding wisdom teeth are not caused by the teeth themselves as one would expect,...|
|12/25/2010 - Baby`s first tooth usually appears around five or six months and the last appears around two and a half years. Teething doesn't bother some babies; whereas, others become very unsettled, clingy and unable to sleep. If teething is uncomfortable for your baby, here are ten natural ways to relieve teething...|
|12/6/2010 - A new hormone gel that may stimulate teeth to grow back the tissue destroyed by tooth decay, according to a study conducted by researchers from the National Institute for Health and Medical Research in Paris and published in the American Chemical Society's journal ACS Nano.
The gel is composed of...|
|11/25/2010 - The delicious food, fun festivities, and warm fellowship associated with the Thanksgiving holiday are a joyous occasion for Americans. But that joy often stops in the mouth, where residue from the cornucopia of Thanksgiving food fuels the insatiable hunger of a harmful oral bacteria. In fact, several...|
|11/7/2010 - A new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry reveals an interesting new medical fact about wisdom teeth. Far from being a useless annoyance, wisdom teeth actually hold valuable tissues inside them that are capable of creating therapeutic stem cells. In the event that a person needs them,...|
|9/29/2010 - The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Holistic Dentistry - with our special guest Leonard Fazio, D.D.S., IAMFD, IAOMT. Discover safe alternatives to mercury metal fillings, root canal and tooth extractions. Save your teeth, avoid unwanted toxins and improve your health. Personally-trained by Dr. Hal Huggins,...|
|9/22/2010 - According to Chinese medicine, the Kidneys store essence (jing) and control growth, development and reproduction. In the Five Phase Theory of Chinese medicine they correspond to the Water element and reflect the winter season, cold climate, black color, emotion of fear and the taste of salt. Weak kidney...|
|9/1/2010 - Fluoridation of public water supplies offers no meaningful health benefit, according to a new study comparing cavity rates in two different Ontario provinces.
"Fluoridation is no longer effective," said Hardy Limeback, head of the University of Toronto's preventive dentistry program. Considering...|
|7/19/2010 - Wisdom teeth, also called the Third Molars, are the furthest back teeth, erupt between the ages of about 16 and 25 years old and are the last teeth to come in. In a large percentage of the population, these third molars either come in improperly or get 'stuck' behind other teeth, leading to infections...|
|7/1/2010 - If you've got a cavity, maybe you want to try regrowing your own teeth before heading for a filling. Our bodies are constantly renewing themselves and although it isn't commonly known, we can regrow our teeth too. In fact, regrowing our teeth is highly preferable to having them filled because most fillings...|
|10/9/2009 - Home-use whitening products may deplete teeth's protective enamel and also reduce its ability to resist and recover from normal wear-and-tear, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry in Columbus, and published in the Journal of Dentistry.
|7/28/2009 - The Coca-Cola Company's South Pacific division has been ordered to print a retraction of a full-page print ad claiming that Coca-Cola did not rot teeth or "[make] you fat."
"Coke's messages were totally unacceptable, creating an impression which is likely to mislead that Coca-Cola cannot contribute...|
|12/1/2008 - One part of getting older is rotting teeth right and gum disease? It's inevitable that when we age, our teeth will automatically go rotten and we will need fillings. But how true is this? Is it an absolute certainty that we have to have a mouth full of cavities as we get into old age? There is actually...|
|11/21/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http:// www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Sally Fallon shares on connections between nutrition and dental health and even dental recovery.
Renegade Roundtable with Sally Fallon, nutrition researcher,...|
|11/20/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Dr. Doug Graham shares some surprising information on diet, dental health and disease.
Renegade Roundtable with Dr. Doug Graham is a lifetime athlete and...|
|4/3/2008 - This article is a chapter excerpt from the new book Winning The War On Cancer by Dr. Mark Sircus AC., OMD. It offers some very clear and personal experiences we can have with many of the basic substances in the IMVA cancer protocol. Meaning salt water, magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, iodine...|
|1/30/2008 - It is not true that conventional dental treatments and fluoride are the only ways to heal your teeth from cavities. When struck with the diagnoses of a dental cavity, most people feel totally helpless or powerless to do anything about it themselves. The common belief about tooth decay is that once you...|
|12/8/2007 - Fluoride and triclosan are toxic ingredients that are contained in most commonly used toothpastes (http://www.NaturalNews.com/017804.html). If we want to avoid these products, what toothpastes help protect our teeth from cavities and are also healthy for us? Perhaps we should take a leaf out of the papyrus...|
|4/5/2007 - According to a report published in the March / April edition of General Dentistry, phosphoric acid in soda causes tooth enamel erosion, even with minimal exposure. While some consumers may believe that sugar is the only culprit of soda's adverse effects on dental health, enamel erosion occurs whether...|
|7/31/2006 - Sports and energy drinks can be wonderful potions that hydrate top-tier athletes and weekend warriors alike.
But here's some advice about their use, not from your trainer or your coach, but from a dental school professor: If you choose to use them, chug them. Don't sip or savor them all day.
|7/20/2006 - Researchers from the University of Adelaide recently found that the number of children in Australia who received serious dental work that required general anesthesia more than tripled over the last decade, mostly because of increased sugar consumption.
According to Lisa Jamieson, a spokeswoman for...|
|6/29/2006 - A group of researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton have filed a patent for a low-intensity pulsed ultrasound tool that can re-grow teeth and bones.
The device is smaller than a pea, and massages gums and stimulates tooth growth from the jaw when placed in the mouth. According to Jie...|
|6/9/2006 - Modern dentistry is a curious branch of conventional medicine, and like much of conventional medicine, it offers a strange mixture of both helping people (improving dental health) while harming them (filling cavities with mercury). Most dentists, like many doctors, believe in outrageous myths like the...|
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|5/30/2004 10:47:26 AM - In a groundbreaking report from the British Medical Journal, researchers
who poured over thousands of studies detailing the efficacy of medical
and dental procedures have concluded that many popular surgical
procedures are completely worthless. Among those is one of the most
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