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Have a child, lose a tooth?

“Jedes kind kostet die mutter einen zahn” – Germany “Un enfant, une dent” – France “Minden gyermekért egy fogat” – Hungary It’s a universal “old wives’ tale” repeated around the globe.  Moms know that it’s true. “I have had three … Continue reading

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Can Cavities Really Be Healed?

In a word…Yes! Dentists use the term “arrested” to describe dental caries in which the decay process has stopped and the decay is no longer active.  In lay terms, arrested can be considered the same as healed. The arrest and … Continue reading

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Something Highly Unusual…

Dr C.L. Drain noticed something highly unusual.  The year was 1927.  During routine dental examination of hospital patients he discovered the complete arrest and healing of cavities in 28 children.  Teeth containing large cavities, which ordinarily would have an area … Continue reading

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Dr May Mellanby: A Remarkable Dental Researcher

During the 1920’s and 30’s, Dr May Mellanby undertook “one of the most persistent and intensive investigations that Great Britain has ever seen.”  Those investigations included laboratory and clinical studies of the relationship between diet and teeth, and was published … Continue reading

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