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

Each cell affects every
other cell in your body.

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Gum Disease

My Article in
Well Being Journal

In 2014, I designed and implemented a study in my offices investigating the effects of several nutrient-dense food supplements on gum disease. I titled the paper, Gum Disease and Nutrient-Dense Food Supplements: results of an in-office study. It has been published in the March/April issue…

What’s Easy? … What’s Not?

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist September 25, 2015     If you had heartburn and took an antacid, that would be easy. Most of the time the heartburn might go away in an hour. Problem solved. If you got heartburn once every 4-5…

Gum Disease and the Sun

You’ve heard many times that exposure to the sun causes cancer. That’s what everybody tells us. That’s true for repeated sunburn and overexposure. But, our bodies are designed to use the sun’s UVB rays to make vitamin D in our skin through an efficient and…

Have You Had Your
Punica Granatum Today?

  Did I get your attention?   Punica granatum is the botanical name for pomegranate, and it has benefits for those who want to prevent gum disease or who already have gum disease or who have other ailments, as you will read below. A current…

What Went Wrong?

If our primal ancestors ate nutrient-dense foods that allowed them to thrive with no gum disease or tooth decay, then what went wrong? Today there is a 47% prevalence of periodontitis among adults in the United States. Periodontitis is the advanced stage of gum disease…

My Gums are Bleeding and Sore

About a year ago I was asked to evaluate a patient who had bleeding gums, which was not responding to daily, good oral hygiene and had not responded to a deep cleaning by the hygienist in his dentist’s office.   This was a 71-year old…