Looking for a healthy sugar alternative for sweetening your beverages or for baking? Granular xylitol is the perfect solution! Granular xylitol has a low-glycemic index (7.0) and has 40% less calories and 75% fewer carbohydrates than sugar. Granular xylitol is also… Read More ›
Ultimate Oral Health
Learn the science behind why oral health problems exist and how you can take control of your and your family’s oral health.
Tooth Brushing Tip
We all know we need to brush our teeth to maintain our healthy pearly whites. But are you brushing properly for optimum gum health? In this quick 1-minute video, I explain how to maximize your daily brushing for ultimate gum health!
Are Cavities About Zip Code?
My book, Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye, was written when Dr. Richard Carmona was Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Carmona was concerned about the state of oral health in America and he graciously gave my book a glowing testimonial… Read More ›
Our Priorities in Preventing Cavities
We agree about the need to prevent cavities, but how much more important is it to prevent cavities in children? Perhaps one of the most important groups to target with prevention are children with disabilities – those with compromised health… Read More ›
Stress and Teeth
Life is stressful – and stress can cause symptoms like migraines, digestive issues, and many kinds of aches and pains. Stress can also cause teeth and gums to experience symptoms that include: Enamel loss (erosion) Tooth wear (abrasion) Bite problems… Read More ›
When to Use Xylitol
I’ve been wanting to make educational videos for a long time, but for various reasons it has been a difficult task. However, I think I’ve finally conquered the hurdles and I hope to share with you a series of videos… Read More ›
Tooth Truth about Cranberry Juice and Green Tea
Are Cranberry Juice and Green Tea good for Teeth? At the end of this post you will find some research and a list of benefits attributed to cranberry juice and green tea. It’s easy to imagine drinking cranberry juice or… Read More ›
Baking Soda – The Craze
Baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) is a handy cleaning product that is mildly abrasive in solution and is excellent for dissolving grease and molds. It can also be used as a powder to absorb musty odors. For these reasons, baking… Read More ›
Do You Have Periodontal Disease?
Statistics show that adults in the United States have more periodontal disease than was previously thought. About 50% of young adults 30 years old have some level of gum disease and are unaware of it, mainly because the condition is… Read More ›
Global Dental Health
A number of my friends are dental missionaries and visit countries where problems from dental disease are intense. They see adults with many lost teeth and visible tooth damage that can be overwhelming. These dentists provide emergency extractions and care,… Read More ›