Wishing for a healthier mouth in 2017? Want to put an end to gum disease, cavities, and other oral health issues? Take control of your own oral health. You can achieve Ultimate Oral Health this year by understanding these 5 Oral Wellness Points. https://youtu.be/5fcWQWOfAUQ 5 Oral Wellness Points Bacteria Transfer Eating Causes Acidity Saliva is Your Best … Continue reading Have Healthier Teeth & Gums by Following These 5 Wellness Points!
Are Cranberry Juice and Green Tea good for Teeth? At the end of this post you will find some research and a list of benefits attributed to cranberry juice and green tea. It’s easy to imagine drinking cranberry juice or green tea will be good for oral health, but before you begin, consider the effect … Continue reading Tooth Truth about Cranberry Juice and Green Tea
A number of my friends are dental missionaries and visit countries where problems from dental disease are intense. They see adults with many lost teeth and visible tooth damage that can be overwhelming. These dentists provide emergency extractions and care, but wish they could offer long-term help. Some take toothbrushes while others teach nurses to … Continue reading Global Dental Health
Have you read Dr. Ellie's book "Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye" yet? In "Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye", Dr. Ellie Phillips teaches how anyone can achieve and maintain a truly healthy mouth. Empower yourself as you improve the look and feel of your teeth between dental visits. Your dentist will be amazed at the changes they see, … Continue reading Want a Whole New Mouth?
Decay never targets one tooth. Cavity-forming germs live all over the mouth and even in saliva. If you have recently had a cavity, or been told you have one, it means cavity-forming germs are attacking every surface of every tooth, all day, every day (and particularly at night). These germs do not go away by … Continue reading Ugh! Your Dentist Says You Have a New Cavity!
Every month Dr. Ellie Phillips will answer your oral health questions as part of the Ultimate Oral Health Guide. ----------- Q: Hello Dr. Phillips, I've purchased the parts to your Complete Mouth Care System and have presented the program to my husband. He is interested in what type of data you have assembled to support the use of your … Continue reading Q&A with Dr. Ellie: Looking for Data
What is a dental sealant? A dental sealant is a thin plastic used to cover cracks (fissures) that naturally occur in chewing surfaces of molar teeth. The idea is to protect teeth from decay, since cavities almost always start in these grooves. Sealants were developed in the 1960s and by 1970 they were “grandfathered” into … Continue reading Dental Sealants for Kids
Bad Breath Problems Bad breath can silently damage a career, especially if your work puts you in close contact with the public, other employees, or your boss. Bad breath can also be the kiss of death to a romantic relationship, but who is going to tell you? Bad breath may be an embarrassing and damaging … Continue reading Say Goodbye to Bad Breath!
The first birthday celebrates the most important time in the entire life of your teeth. By a child’s first birthday, front incisor teeth provide a surface for plaque germs to grow and multiply. As baby molars erupt in the second year of life, grooves in their biting surfaces quickly become infected with the resident mouth … Continue reading A Birthday Wish
Bad cavities can happen to healthy families. Most of the people I consult with are shocked to discover their toddler has cavities. They are stunned and confused, since they have healthy diets, breast-feed their babies, and subscribe to natural medicines and organic lifestyles. The myth that must be broken is that flossing and brushing will … Continue reading What To Do If Your Child Has Early Childhood Caries (ECC)