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by 5 · November 01, 2012 at 12:42 AM

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)

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by 2143 · October 07, 2012 at 7:06 PM

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)

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raydawg 0 · September 28, 2012 at 10:14 AM

Vitamin K, D, general minerals (magnesium, potassium, calcium, etc.) would help - get these from natural sources (fermented cold liver, bone broths, etc. as in AshleyRoz's answer), but most of all, avoiding sugary carbs. Other things you can... (more)

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by 5 · June 27, 2012 at 2:57 PM

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)

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balor123 0 · June 27, 2012 at 2:57 PM

I'm surprised this hasn't come up but have you considered grinding or clenching? It causes all of those problems. It could be daytime or nighttime. People are usually unaware of the latter. There aren't any good treatments and, as I recently asked... (more)

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by 39204 · May 08, 2013 at 2:07 AM

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)

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Sean_Patrick_OToole 0 · May 08, 2013 at 2:07 AM

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by 12804 · July 03, 2011 at 7:31 PM

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)

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The_hacker_formerly_knownasron 0 · July 03, 2011 at 2:53 AM

Not frequency but total dosage will make the poison

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by 10878 · July 30, 2011 at 6:12 PM

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)

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Josh_M 0 · June 13, 2011 at 12:24 AM

This is what I follow: http://askdrellie.blogspot.com/ Seems to work well, have reversed a few smaller cavities. I also take vit D, K2 and minerals. Can take more than 30 days to heal a cavity though. (more)