I bet you dislike going to the dentist?
Interestingly, brushing teeth is something that people began doing in Europe
about 200 years ago. The skeletons and ancient fossils dug up by archaeologists
of people who had that had died before this 200 year marker had very good teeth.
The most significant event that took place about 200 years ago was the
introduction of sugar into Europe. The simple conclusion; sugar causes tooth
decay and today this is compounded by low nutritional foods and poor lifestyle.
Dentistry and oral hygiene is a concern over most of our lives as depending on
where we are born, our diet may lack minerals and other nutrients leading to
weaker or softer teeth and a high rate of dental decay.
The Demise of Mercury
Public resistance to amalgam fillings has been growing since the 1970s as many
people became ill due to the mercury which is both a very poisonous substance
and a key ingredient of amalgam fillings. Fortunately amalgam tooth fillings are
slowly disappearing from use as new products emerge and are perhaps spurred on
by researchers like Dr John Whitman Ray who have studied the effects of dental
mercury and the problems it may cause. Mercury Toxicity
Brighten your smile
For many people good looking teeth and bright smile are as important as hygiene,
good dress and good manners. A bright smile gives confidence and is a great
asset when in business or competition. Many people spend a lot on maintaining
the functionality of teeth, but to stay ahead of the competition and feel better
about themselves, they also spend on the appearance of their teeth.
Rubbish, avoid sugar and processed foods, brush regularly and to brighten your
teeth, brush with baking soda and a few drops of food grade peroxide.
“Bleaching techniques have been shown to be reasonably and relatively safe and
effective, both in current usage and over time, should be accepted as a
reasonable treatment option knowing the risks and benefits”.
Teeth Whitening Safety by Van B. Haywood.