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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
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Optimum Nutrition

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?  …

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…