I have a few cavities that are apparently pretty bad. I've started putting a tiny amount of grapefruit seed extract on my toothbrush which seems to be making a huge difference. The oral hygienists usually tell me how bad my teeth are- how much... (more)
So I've been at it for a couple of months now. Overall I feel better (digestive system was way too inflamed before, I'd poop a lot of stuff w/o digesting it) except for my teeth. Basically before paleo a little plaque could build up once in a... (more)
K-2 concentrates in the saliva in order to mineralize calcium in our teeth. Zinc supplementation increases salivary calcium levels: http://jdr.sagepub.com/content/84/1/35.short Weston Price treated caries with his high vitamin butter oil, which... (more)
Travis.....as a former dentist this is spot on based on things I have read. If I could upvote you more I would. I hope every dentist reads this......sadly few will. Plus one.
Have any of you read Dentinal Fluid Transport by Steinman? A must read if you want to know why caries form - it's not so much what is in our mouth as what is going on in our bodies... yes healing can happen but it is long and slow. Coupled with... (more)
Once a day, once a week, once a month, once a year? At what level do you think the diet becomes cariogenic long term? My main goal is to not have to visit a dental office ever again. HG seem to do well on different frequencies of honey and... (more)
I just went to my first dentist appointment since my pregnancy and my dentist found 3 small caries, they are only on the surface, not deep at all. I've never had a cavity in my life so I'm thinking these were nutrition related at my body's expense... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?