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Mercury-Free Dentistry Week Is Almost Here!

A message to our members from Charlie Brown of Consumers for Dental Choice… Here comes the best week of the year for you to promote your dental, dental hygiene, medical or other health professional practice: August 12 – 19, 2018! That’s because, each August, our friend Dr. Joseph Mercola spends an entire week dedicated to […]

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Septic Tank Teeth (abridged)

Root canals are dead bodies (and, as such, should be buried six feet below Earth’s surface)! By R.S. Carlson, DDS Let us get clear about the issue, really. Some will argue that the “gangrene of the tooth” is limited to the soft tissue within the tooth’s pulp chamber, gangrenous pulpitis; that the hard exoskeleton of […]

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Why the Tooth Fairy Gave Up Grains & Sugars

Our thanks to Dr. Alvin Danenberg for letting us crosspost this piece from his blog. View the original here. You may think you know all about tooth fairies. You know that they discreetly appear at night to sneak away your child’s baby tooth, which is hidden under his or her pillow. You also know that […]

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Biological Dentistry with a Mission

More than a few of our members take some time each year to volunteer for things like dental/medical missions abroad and occasional free dental clinics close to home, providing care for people in need. One young member, Dr. Vanessa Nakayama, recently emailed us about her latest dental mission work in her home country of the […]

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A Tale of Two Cases: Post-Treatment Pain, Different Outcomes

Holistic Mouth Solutions for Impaired Mouth Syndrome: A Tale of Two Cases of Post-Treatment Pain with Vastly Different Outcomes by Felix Liao, DDS, MAGD, ABGD, MIABMD “I want to avoid root canals” is a nearly universal concern you hear from patients. Lingering pain or occlusal tenderness after restorative dentistry or root-canal treatment persists after occlusal […]

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Natural Relaxation in a Dental Experience

By Dr. Nicholas Meyer, IABDM Past President A recent development in hi-tech, natural relaxation therapy virtually guarantees deep relaxation during your dental treatment. By using a combination of sound (audio) therapy, cranial-electro stimulation with micro current, special nutriceuticals, and visual field blinders, your nervous system can be calmed in minutes, as never before. You can […]

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A Letter to the American Thyroid Association Re: Fluoride Science

Earlier this year, several health professionals and scientists formally asked the American Thyroid Association (ATA) to “demonstrate either scientific integrity and professional ethics” by Publish[ing] a position statement opposing the practice of community water fluoridation (CWF) based on its impact on thyroid hormones, interference with glucose and calcium metabolism in susceptible populations, and general capacity […]

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Mercury Amalgam Documentary Theatrical Release Announced

Evidence of Harm chronicles the lives of three ordinary Americans who become reluctant health advocates after suffering from the devastating effects of hazardous mercury vapors generated during routine dental procedures. Randall Moore’s feature documentary Evidence of Harm opens for Academy Award®-qualifying one-week engagements at Laemmle’s Music Hall in Beverly Hills and IFC Center in New […]

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Biological Dentistry: The Tooth-Body Connection

Last week, IABDM Executive Director Dr. Dawn Ewing and Past President Dr. Michael Margolis presented on biological dentistry at the Philippine Dental Association’s Annual Convention in Pasay City. Here’s an interview they gave before heading back to the States. Their discussion of biological dentistry and the tooth-body connection aired in 9 Asian countries.

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ACTION ALERT! FDA Hearings on Homeopathy in 2 Weeks

The FDA has suddenly grown very interested in homeopathy and has fast-tracked public hearings on the safety and efficacy of homeopathic medications. Scheduled for April 20 and 21, the hearings will be held just three weeks after publication of the notice – and on the heels of an FDA advisory on homeopathic OTC asthma medications. […]

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5 Myths of Water Fluoridation

By IABDM President Dr. Joan Sefcik Adapted from her article in Natural Awakenings Austin, March 2015 1. Water fluoridation decreases tooth decay.False. In a study done by the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR), no statistically significant difference was found in decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT) in fluoridated, partially fluoridated or unfluoridated communities. In […]

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