Appendix to the featured Coletrex article, “Getting to the Root of the Root Canal Controversy”.
Getting to the Root of the Root Canal Controversy: Facts vs Ideology
All truth passes through three stages.
First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Stephen Barrett and Quackwatch
Stephen Barrett again added my name to his Quackwatch website. Barrett states: "The Toxic Tooth claims that "Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that virtually all root canal-treated teeth are still infected and slowly and continually leak disease-causing...
Bacteria May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
The following article appeared on yahoo today, June 1, 2015. This article further illustrates the role of chronic infection on various systemic diseases. Chronic exposure to the toxins produced by the common skin bacteria Staph aureus can lead to a variety of...
Chronic Inflammation From Root Canal-Treated Teeth and Periodontal Disease
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...
Dental Implant verses Root Canal: An Important Health Decision
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...