Alarming Findings on Dental Amalgam

Alarming Findings on Mercury Dental Amalgam – Latest Research Usingthe National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Database: A Mini-Review by Anita Vazquez Tibau and Blanche D Grube ABSTRACT Mercury dental amalgam has been used as a dental restorative material for almost 200 years. Even though mercury is the most toxic non-radioactive material known to […]

2022 Live Trinity Health Freedom Expo – Our Health in Crisis

2022 Live Trinity Health Freedom Expo – Our Health in Crisis  About the Trinity Health Freedom Expo: “The Trinity Health Freedom Expo is more than a convention. We are a team that works year-round to defend your right to know and freedom to choose what’s best for you and your family’s well-being. We provide the platform for individuals […]

Understanding Biocompatibility Before Dental Treatment

“Understanding Biocompatibility Before Dental Treatment” by Dr. Blanche D. Grube One of the things I have noticed over the many years of my dental career is that “ALL” dentists think that they are the best dentist in their community, state, or maybe even the country. Yet there is something that many of these dentists are […]

Fluoride: Helpful or Harmful?

We all know that fluoride is added to many water supplies, we know it’s found in toothpaste, and we know that there are fluoride treatments happily provided by the local dentist. Proponents of fluoridation believe it helps to prevent tooth decay. But what exactly is fluoride? Fluoride is naturally occurring when salts from the element […]

Healthy Teeth Whitening Alternatives

After years of coffee and tea drinking, maybe smoking cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco or even taking antibiotics, your once nice white teeth are starting to look a bit discolored…No matter how old a person is, perfect pearly white teeth are a must in the age of social media and selfies, but what is the […]

Five Common Dental Procedures that Could Impact Your Health

Some of the most common dental procedures that occur during routine dental visits can actually be harmful to your health. Here’s a shortlist of some of the most common dental procedures and materials and how they can impact your whole-body health: Root canal treatments Dental Implants Metal braces Porcelain fused to metal crowns Mercury dental […]

Are 6-Month Dental Cleanings Necessary?

After being in lockdown, masked, and in virtual isolation for almost two years, everyone wants to socialize again and most importantly smile, mask-free! Most people follow the standard recommendation of visiting the dentist twice a year to find out if they have any cavities and to get their teeth cleaned. While you may ask yourself […]

Arthritis, Asthma, and Dental Mercury

Most people think of asthma and arthritis as two very separate diseases…with the only thing they have in common is they both start with the letter “A”. However, they both actually share a mutual link, to exposure to mercury dental amalgam. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a subdivision of the National […]

Is there a link between poor oral health and cancer?

Not so long ago, when a patient heard the word “cancer”, they immediately thought it would be an inevitable death sentence for them. Fortunately, there has been a tremendous amount of research that has been done in the past 20 years, that is exposing potential causes of cancer such as environmental factors, lifestyle, and most […]