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.
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)
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)
Women: How has a paleo diet affected your mentrual cycle?
Purple Wraath/Caffeine Stack? Focus
MUFAs How much is needed?