Gum Disease

Gum Disease:
When Bad Bugs Revolt

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist February 27, 2017     When bad bugs revolt, the result is gum disease.   The most obvious signs of gum disease are bleeding gums and gum infection. The most obvious causes are unhealthy clumps of dental plaque…

Mouth Bacteria Must Be Fed

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist February 7, 2017       Don’t kill the bacteria in your mouth. Instead, feed them. Yes, mouth bacteria must be fed in ways that keep them healthy. Balanced, healthy bacteria are your friends – not your enemies….

Dark Chocolate and Gum Health

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist December 12, 2016     OMG! Dark chocolate.   Growing up, chocolate was my thing – chocolate cookies, chocolate ice cream, chocolate cake, chocolate milk, chocolate candy. None was healthy. Chocolate itself wasn’t the problem. The stuff that…

Medical Research Proves
Diet Reverses Gum Disease

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist December 5, 2016     Medical research is amazing. When performed properly, it presents knowledge or proof that was previously unknown. Below, I describe two medical papers that have offered knowledge and proof that was previously unknown about…

An Apple a Day
Gut Health & Mouth Health

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist November 28, 2016     Everyone has heard the proverbial phrase, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, there is research that shows two apples a day prepared properly improve gut health. A healthy gut, in…