nutrient dense foods Tag

Your Gums and Your Health

I write frequently about nutrition, gum disease, and overall health. This is my passion since I know first hand that providing our cells with the nourishment and supportive lifestyle they need will allow our bodies to thrive. You could read my personal transformation here.  …

What You Don’t Know Could Harm You

Have you ever… kissed a person with gum disease? Then you know how it tastes. spoken to a person with gum disease? Then you know how it smells. seen a person smile who has red or swollen gums? Then you know how it looks.  …

What’s Up With Gums, Gut, and Paleo?

The soft tissues in your mouth are an extension of your gastrointestinal tract. Your mouth is like the first tee in a golf game; like the coming attractions before the movie starts in the theater; like the entrance to Disney World. It’s where it all…

Detox Products: Scam? or Science?

I have a pet peeve – professionals using their credentials to oversell products. They first present great information, but then they embellish it and sell a truckload of questionable products.   I do understand that there are people who are sick and need help. I…

My Article in
Well Being Journal

In 2014, I designed and implemented a study in my offices investigating the effects of several nutrient-dense food supplements on gum disease. I titled the paper, Gum Disease and Nutrient-Dense Food Supplements: results of an in-office study. It has been published in the March/April issue…

What’s Easy? … What’s Not?

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist September 25, 2015     If you had heartburn and took an antacid, that would be easy. Most of the time the heartburn might go away in an hour. Problem solved. If you got heartburn once every 4-5…

Some Personal Thoughts…

Here I am – a periodontist and a primal-nutrition enthusiast. I know that I can improve the gum health of my periodontal patients using (1) patient-friendly, cutting-edge treatment to correct gum disease along with (2) primal nutrition concepts that help prevent the return of gum…

What Went Wrong?

If our primal ancestors ate nutrient-dense foods that allowed them to thrive with no gum disease or tooth decay, then what went wrong? Today there is a 47% prevalence of periodontitis among adults in the United States. Periodontitis is the advanced stage of gum disease…