Holistic dental care : the complete guide to healthy teeth and gums / Nadine Artemis ; foreword by Victor Zeines, DDS.
- ISBN: 9781583947203
- Physical Description: xvii, 130 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Berkeley, California : North Atlantic Books, 
- Copyright: ©2013
- Note: Includes notes (pages 107-114).
- Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-121) and index.
- Formatted Contents: The invisible toothbrush. Mind your mouth -- Your teeth are alive: a tooth tour. A tooth tour ; Whiteness comes from within ; The gums: turtlenecks for the teeth ; Super saliva ; The outside story: bacteria ; The inside story: return of the invisible toothbrush ; The hypothalamic-parotid gland endocrine axis -- May be harmful if swallowed. The truth about toothpaste, toothbrushes, and mouthwash ; Toothbrushes ; Fun with flossing ; Evolving habits -- Mad hatters, mavericks, and modern dentistry. A visit to the dentist in the year 2022 ; Fillings: heavy metals by the mouthful ; A safe harbor for bacteria: root canals and jaw cavitations ; Questions to ask a prospective dentist ; Preparing for a dental appointment -- Processed food = processed teeth. Feed your teeth ; Key nutritional guidelines ; Vitamins and supplements for oral care -- Oral care for children. Feeding the mouths of babes ; Teething -- Braces : heavy metal or harmonized health. Why are we down in the mouth? ; Braces change faces ; Like pulling teeth ; Face first ; Graze for a beautiful face ; Watch your mouth -- Successful self-dentistry in eight steps. Step 1: The salt rinse ; Step 2: Scraping the tongue ; Step 3: Brushing the gums ; Step 4: Polishing the teeth ; Step 5: Checking the gum lines ; Step 6: Flossing ; Step 7: Final rinse ; Step 8: Extra gum care ; Review of the eight steps -- Beneficial botanicals. What goes on the skin goes in -- More tooth tips. Alignment: the right bite ; Keeping the body alkaline ; Atomic iodine mouth gargle ; Baking soda ; Blood tests ; Breath ; Clay ; Dry brushing ; Treating very inflamed gums ; Healing herbs ; Heavy metal detox ; Homeopathy ; Tissue salts and cell salts ; Hydrogen peroxide ; Magnesium oil rinse ; Oil pulling therapy ; Ozone for oral care ; Salt ; Saunas ; Reducing stress ; Thyroid care ; Toothaches ; The temporomandibular joints ; Water -- Further reading and resources. Recommended reading ; Maverick dentists ; Product resources ; Dental professionals ; Information on mercury fillings.
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