Dear Dr. Ellie,
I was wondering if you wouldn’t mind giving me some advice on some dental care. My mother and step-father swear by your system and are getting some very positive feedback from their dentist. To be completely honest, I have not even been to the dentist in quite a long time (several years) until recently. I remember way back when, the dentist recommended I get a heavy cleaning treatment with him, and am getting the same response now from Dr. X. I know I have some gum issues with early periodontal disease, as well as buildup that is well past what a toothbrush can remove.
In addition, I have some small cavities that they are recommending
I plan on starting your system regardless, but it seems to me that it would probably be in my best interest to go with the heavy cleaning to at least attempt to correct some of the neglect that I have done. Would you say that is accurate? Also, should I address the cavities as recommended, or would you just move forward with the system and go from there?
Any advice you could provide is greatly appreciated. I hope all is well.
This is a great time for you to get seriously started with my system.
Dental Disease (cavities and gum problems) are both caused by a bacterial infection. It is not the result of food, lack of flossing, or because you missed visits to the dentist….etc. This is good news because we are going to stop the disease, repair your teeth and keep them protected for the future.
I cannot tell you not to go for a cleaning, but it will be much more effective if you start the system first for a couple of months. Gums and teeth DO heal themselves the sooner you start the better. Then your cleaning will just get rid of debris and you will be ready for a wonderful new and exciting healthy dental future! (In a couple of months you will get better results and better value from your dental visit!)
You need to know three important facts:
1. Come to terms with the fact that you picked up a mouth infection , you have it- it is transmissible, contagious and it grows on toothbrushes! We can get rid of the infection in your mouth in about six months if we work hard the xylitol and the system will take care of everything.
Get a new toothbrush immediately or rinse your old one in Listerine, wash it off and dry it away from the toilet area in your bathroom. Toothbrushes MUST be stored in the open air and DRY
2. Start by making sure you eat 6-10 grams of xylitol every day ( you can mix or match gum and/or mints) Each piece of gum is almost a gram of xylitol so about 6 pieces of gum a day or you can substitute two mints for the gum. Best time to eat the xylitol is after meals, drinks or snacks. So, a mint or two or some gum after EVERY meal or snack. Easy!!
3. You need to make sure you have EXACTLY the correct products for the rinsing routine. You will LOVE the way your teeth feel. No substitutions none absolutely essential to get the rinses in the correct order. There is a downloadable diagram on the website:
…or you can buy a kit off the website which comes with a guide and then start with that.
You can order a kit on line or in Rochester area the products are available in stores:
– Walgreens on E. Henrietta /Calkins (Rochester, NY) has everything you need to get started
– Wegmans has Zellies but no Closys
– Target has all the rinses and toothpaste but no Zellies!
I would get started, wait at least 6-8 weeks and then go for a cleaning.
Once you have cleaned all the debris off your teeth you will start to love the way everything feels. Please let me know how it goes for you,
Dental Health for Everyone!
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Rochester NY 14623