essential oils Tag

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…

Just Give Me A Prescription and Be Done With It?

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist January 8, 2016     So, your gums are bleeding. You think, “Just give me a prescription and be done with it.” Well, that may treat the immediate symptom of bleeding gums, but it hardly goes to the…