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A Surprising Reason You Should Eat More Cranberries

Do you enjoy your morning cereal with a sprinkling of cranberries? Good idea! The tartness of the berries complements the mild sweetness of the grains. But more importantly, those little red jewels ar…


World’s Worst Weed Was Prehistoric Cavity Fighter

Who knew that chewing what today’s farmers call the "world’s worst weed" could prevent cavities? Seems our early ancestors, who lived during the pre-Mesolithic, Neolithic and Meroitic periods, had a c…


Do Vegans Get More Cavities?

By looking in your mouth your dentist may find out more about you than you realize. A diet high in saturated fat, which can clog our arteries and to inflammation, is also considered a key underlyin…


Little Cavities

Last month I hit a personal low. While I never thought of myself as having a pristine set of teeth, the idea of having a root canal seemed like a mark of shame I would never have to endure. Well when …


Floss for Health

Recently, while joking and bemoaning with a good girlfriend about the realities and our fears around getting older, she said, “I’m flossing like a maniac!”  I laughed because that was one of the behav…


Mercury Fillings and Your Health

Q: Do you think that having mercury fillings in our teeth is detrimental to your health? A: For the adult person, the limited amount of mercury in a single mercury filling is unlikely to cause harm…


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