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Nutrition is at
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Each cell affects every
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Optimum Nutrition

Mouth-Gut Connection

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist November 27, 2017     There is a long tube that passes through your body. It starts with your mouth and ends at your anus. Everything you eat and drink moves through this tube (known as the gastrointestinal…

Essential Oils for the Mouth

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist October 2, 2017     Essential oils used in the mouth will kill bacteria. Medical studies show that essential oils may work as well as chlorhexidine, which is the gold standard to kill mouth bacteria. In fact, essential…

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist August 21, 2017     Do you love sweets? You’re not alone. But, how do you satisfy your sweet tooth?   Do you indulge in free-sugars? Have you substituted artificial sweeteners for free-sugars? What about natural sweeteners?  …

Gluten:
Weapon of Mass Destruction

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist August 7, 2017     Maybe I’m being too dramatic. But, I’ll still take the liberty to call gluten, the original weapon of mass destruction. Let me explain.   Gluten Gluten is a family of proteins that is…

Sugar Causes More Than Rotten Teeth

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist July 24, 2017     I have written about soda and sugar’s effects on the mouth. Sugar alone is the major cause of tooth decay. However, sugar causes more than rotten teeth. It is the major cause of…