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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

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 2153 · about 4 hours ago

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 · about 4 hours ago

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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Kelly_11 0 · June 22, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Have you been to a dentist? These things don't generally happen overnight. They may be problems you were in the process of developing before. However, there is evidence that gum health is directly correlated to Vitamin C level. How much... (more)

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by 39841 · about 5 hours ago

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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The_Quilt 0 · September 07, 2011 at 1:24 AM

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.

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by 10919 · about 5 hours ago

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)

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by 12847 · October 21, 2014 at 3:21 AM

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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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · July 03, 2011 at 3:43 PM

I think we're forgetting the biggest factor which is whether you have the minerals and vitamins to actually keep teeth well mineralized. I ate grains and processed food for years and never had a cavity but I'm a lover of Jewish/Russian food so we... (more)

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