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Chronic Inflammation and Cancer-Medical Press.com., 1-16-15

Robert Kulacz DDS
Chronic Inflammation From Root Canal-Treated Teeth and Periodontal Disease http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-link-inflammation-cancer.html Evidence keeps mounting on the role of chronic inflammation and systemic diseases such as heart disease and cancer. It is not only the direct pathological effects by the bacteria and the toxins that the bacteria produce, but also the up-regulating of the immune response that occurs because of these infections that raises the level of inflammation...

Dental Implant verses Root Canal: An Important Health Decision

Robert Kulacz DDS
In our book The Toxic Tooth , Dr. Thomas E. Levy and I make the case that root canal-treated teeth remain infected, are a focal source of pathogenic bacteria and toxins that disseminate throughout the body, and are a cause of – or contributor to – a host of systemic diseases. Armed with this information, a person who has an infected tooth has an important decision to make: Do I “keep” this tooth by having a root canal procedure performed on this tooth, knowing that this tooth may subsequently...

All Root Canal Teeth Are Infected

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All Root Canal Teeth Are Infected
The majority of dentists, as well as the official position of the American Dental Association, believe that: An infected tooth can be sterilized during a root canal procedure. Any residual infection remaining in the tooth will be safely entombed within the tooth after the root canal procedure is completed. If bacteria do leak out of the tooth, they will be confined to the space immediately adjacent to the tooth and not disseminate to the rest of the body. All three statements are false. The...

Water Fluoridation

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water fluoridation
Let’s look at the water fluoridation issue. The American Dental Association is still promoting water fluoridation to reduce the incidence of tooth decay. Proponents of water fluoridation claim that anti-fluoridationists are “fear mongers” who don’t understand the science. Who is right? Putting fluoride in the drinking water is a good idea if: 1. Ingesting fluoride internally in the water supply reduces cavities, 2. AND there was not an alternative way to deliver fluoride to the teeth, 3 . AND...