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 ›
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 Sipping & Snacking Are Weakening Your Teeth
Why “To Go” Drinks Damage Teeth A few years ago I visited Paris and discovered, to my surprise, that take-out drinks were not readily available. The French appear to drink coffee seated at a table or the restaurant bar and… Read More ›
Toothpaste with Xylitol
Dear Dr. Ellie: I have just bought toothpaste with xylitol, but it’s the last ingredient. Do you think it is enough. It is called Biotene (for dry mouth). Can you recommend another toothpaste that I can buy here in Calgary,… Read More ›
Sensitivity After Tooth Contouring
Dr. Ellie, I’ve been following your recommended system and using Zellies products since June of this year and have been very happy with the results so far. I had some sensitivity in a couple of bottom teeth that were chipped,… Read More ›
Is Rinsing with Xylitlol Effective?
Dr. Ellie, Can I rinse with some diluted xylitol in place of Closys since it is ph balanced also?Also , do I need to rinse with anything if my saliva is already alkaline before brushing. The reason I ask is… Read More ›
A Healthy Mouth
Dear Dr. Ellie One thing that is not too clear is after 6+ months of 6g of xylitol usage, do you still need to take mints or gum after every meal or is your saliva able to handle the acid?… Read More ›
Hi Ellie, My wife and I had an argument re Xylitol. My teeth are seemingly getting sparkley BUT I’m only using Xylitol in cereal AND using the Zellies mints (10-12 a day). My wife says that it’s not possible as… Read More ›
Clenching teeth and menthol in zellies fruit gum?
Dear Dr. Ellie: Hi, What causes clenching teeth? Every morning I wake up to painful molars/teeth its seems like a few hours before I wake up I had my teeth clenched together applying pressure. What can I do to stop… Read More ›
On your System for 5 Months, Need Advice
Hi Dr. Ellie, I read your comment on your blog: “The most amazing thing to witness is the rebuilding of the tooth with an actual hole in it.I do not know exactly how it heals and I do not know… Read More ›