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▣ Xylitol—The #1 Secret Weapon to Wiping Out Tooth Decay-causing Bacteria

posted by David on April 20th, 2011 at 12:38 PM

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Oral disease is making a constant assault on your teeth and gums—and dentists all over the world do their best to “patch up” the damage. For many populations, caries (cavities) have reached epidemic proportions. Yet, oral disease is often misunderstood. Patients of mine blame their failing oral health on heredity. Others believe that cavities and gum disease are inevitable. Well, neither is true. Sadly, while these people wait for a miracle drug solution to fix their problem, no such drug exists. However…

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▣ Don’t Give Up the Candy, Just Switch to Xylitol Mints

posted by David on April 12th, 2011 at 1:25 AM

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With all  the recent flurry about artificial food colors and dyes and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in kids, it is reassuring to know that Spry Dental has gotten it right all along, as they create the dentist office of the future, which remarkably has a front office looking like a confectioner's store, filled with healthy candy, free from harmful ingredients and containing an amazing five-carbon polyol.

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▣ Xylitol vs. Fluoride: Not Even Fair

posted by David on April 4th, 2011 at 1:19 PM

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The International Xylitol Conference comes at a crucial time in the debate on American dental care, specifically the role of fluoride in cavities. Fluoride is added to drinking water and oral hygiene products because of its so-called “cavityfighting” properties. However, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in a new report says that the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water will be reduced to 0.7 mg/l from the current range of 0.7 to 1.2 mg/l. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is also set to review the maximum amount of fluoride allowed, which will be used to determine the legal fluoride level in drinking water sources. The study says that up to 40 percent of the U.S. population could be experiencing dental fluorosis and find their teeth mottled and weakened from too much fluoride.

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▣ Natural Allergy Solutions—The Xylitol Difference

posted by David on March 21st, 2011 at 2:51 PM

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With record-low temperatures and unprecedented snowfall throughout most of the country this winter, many of us are looking forward to the day grass pushes through the earth, flowers begin to bloom and buds on trees burst into leaves. But for millions of Americans, spring is not so pleasant. More than 17.7 million adults suffer from hay fever, according to the National Centers for Disease Control. Another 7.2 million children are affected by the clogged sinuses, headaches and watery, itchy eyes that come with the waves of spring pollen and mold.

 

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▣ The “Bitter-sweet” Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

posted by David on March 21st, 2011 at 1:45 PM

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Commonly found at restaurants in colorful packets of yellow, blue and pink, artificial sweeteners are formulated with an array of toxic chemicals that lead to imbalances in the body and can cause ailments like depression, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, and even cancer!

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▣ Cancun Xylitol Conference

posted by David on February 14th, 2011 at 6:29 PM

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I am in Cancun this week to cover an important conference on the amazing polyol sugar xylitol.  There are so many good things occurring in the world of dental health that promise to help Americans fight the number one childhood disease today....

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▣ Dental Health

posted by David on October 19th, 2010 at 7:08 PM

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The Kissability Factor

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▣ Bright Smiles: Why More and More Dental Hygienists Recommend Xylitol

posted by David on September 13th, 2010 at 9:03 AM

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Using xylitol can make an important contribution to reducing the nation’s—and your—healthcare costs while enjoying improved dental health.

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▣ Reporter’s Notebook: The Xlear Choice For Allergies

posted by David on September 1st, 2010 at 5:45 PM

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As Labor Day approaches, flowers are in bloom, grass is green, and Americans everywhere are flocking outdoors to enjoy the fresh air. That is, of course, unless they are one of the 40 million Americans that suffers from allergies.

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