It’s easy to think teeth are a row of pebbles stuck in our jawbone – but this is far from the truth! Teeth have a blood and lymph supply connected to our body’s main circulation. Liquids and cells travel through channels… Read More ›
Ugh! Your Dentist Says You Have a New Cavity!
Decay never targets one tooth. Cavity-forming germs live all over the mouth and even in saliva. If you have recently had a cavity, or been told you have one, it means cavity-forming germs are attacking every surface of every tooth,… Read More ›
How Stress Affects Oral Health
Myths: At dental school we learned sugar was the demon that destroyed teeth. In the real world it was easy to see sugar is not the only villain. Decades ago, I began to investigate why some people had good teeth… Read More ›
Dear Dr. Ellie: Do you have any info on toothpastes that claim “restoring enamel”? So far the only active ingredient claimed is fluoride – which does no such thing. Thanks, -J Hi J, In the old days, with only the… Read More ›
Dear Dr. Ellie: After a week on the system (although not yet with Regular Crest, until it arrives), my teeth are extremely shiny and smooth. I’m very pleased about that, but what I’m really hoping is that my horrible yellow… Read More ›
Teeth after Veneers
Hi Dr. Ellie, I am wondering if this product works on teeth that have lost .5mm of enamel off the tooth’s surface. I don’t want to wear veneers anymore and want them taken off. Due to the sensitivity of the… Read More ›
Xylitol mouth rinse?
Hi Dr. Ellie, I notice that in your system, you recommend using ACT fluoride rinse, yet you have very good things to say about xylitol. Is the reason for using a fluoride rinse, (like ACT), instead of a xylitol rinse… Read More ›
Dear Dr. Ellie; In your protocol you say you can dilute Listerine “to taste”. Can you be more specific as to how dilute? Sounds like you’re leaving it wide open. I’m one of the hygienists from your BCC seminar. Thanks,… Read More ›
Dental Q & A
The following was a series of questions asked of Dr. Ellie recently by a concerned mother. If you have questions you would like directly answered by Dr. Ellie Phillips, you can comment below or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We may use your… Read More ›
Conversation: Dr. Ellie and a Blog Reader
NOTE: Below is a Conversation between Dr. Ellie and a Blog reader. Dr. Ellie’s responses are in Blue: Dear Dr. Ellie, While I have read your blog extensively, I have a few questions still and would appreciate any more tips… Read More ›