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is at the core of
everything your body
does for you.

From health to sickness,
from energy to lethargy,
from happiness to depression –
the necessary nutrients your cells
receive or do not receive affect
everything about you. If only one cell
in your body is deprived, it slowly affects
the rest of you.

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How should you
clean your teeth?
Let me count the ways!
When I was a kid
going to the dentist,
my dentist always told me
I had to brush harder.
What did that mean?
When my family moved to another city,
my new dentist told me totally different
things about brushing my teeth.
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While I cannot answer
treatment-specific questions,
I can respond to your general concerns!
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A Star is Born

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What You Don’t Know Could Harm You

Have you ever… kissed a person with gum disease? Then you know how it tastes. spoken to a person with gum disease? Then you know how it smells. seen a person smile who has red or swollen gums? Then you know how it looks.  …

Too Many Paleo Diets!

      Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS   •   Nutritional Periodontist       April 15, 2015             First, you must realize that our primal ancestors did not eat the same things. How could they? They lived all over…

Here is How I Exercise

Sometime ago I wrote about the 4 pillars of health. I compared them to the legs of a dining room chair. Those pillars are:   Nutrient-dense foods Stress reduction Restorative sleep Efficient exercise   If any one of these pillars is compromised, then overall health…

Let’s Talk Value

What is your mouth worth? You probably take for granted that you eat most anything you want, and you enjoy the taste and chewing satisfaction of your food. Not to mention, this is the only way to get nourishment into your body unless you were…

What’s Up With Gums, Gut, and Paleo?

The soft tissues in your mouth are an extension of your gastrointestinal tract. Your mouth is like the first tee in a golf game; like the coming attractions before the movie starts in the theater; like the entrance to Disney World. It’s where it all…

Science Gives Green Light to Low Carb

Diabetes is a huge problem in the US. The 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report identified that this disease affects 29.1 million people in the US (9.3% of the population), and it is estimated that 86 million adults have prediabetes (1 out of every 3 adults)….

Detox Products: Scam? or Science?

I have a pet peeve – professionals using their credentials to oversell products. They first present great information, but then they embellish it and sell a truckload of questionable products.   I do understand that there are people who are sick and need help. I…