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Nutrition
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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My Personal Thoughts

What I Eat

When I discuss a healthy diet with my patients, they invariably ask me, “So, what do YOU eat?” That’s the best question they could ask.   I know many physicians and dentists who tell their patients to do one thing, but for themselves they do…

A Time to Reflect

Sometimes you need to take the time to reflect. I certainly do.   A close friend just yesterday sent me this remarkable and timeless article, The Road to Self-Renewal. It is an excerpt from a speech given by John Gardner in 1993. I have reread…

Be Aware!

From everything you have been reading in my blogs, you probably know that I personally live a primal lifestyle. At the tender age of 66, I learned that what I had been doing up until that age was NOT healthy even though I thought I…

A Star is Born

This has nothing to do with nutrition or gum disease; it has everything to do with this amazing thing called LIFE.   If you have never seen this, you need to watch. Susan Boyle was a nobody who the audience and judges literally laughed at…

Here is How I Exercise

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist April 13, 2015     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  …

Dentist Skit on Carol Burnett Show

Do you remember the Carol Burnett Show? It aired on CBS from 1967 through 1978 for 278 episodes, and again with 9 episodes in the fall of 1991. In 1969, Harvey Korman and Tim Conway starred in a nine-minute segment about a rookie dentist (played…