Got a Gum Disease Issue? You Are Probably Going to Have to Fix it Yourself…
This is a continuation of articles that I have written about the dental profession and its apparent inability to move forward and change by using science as a guide to therapy.
Instead they insist in using techniques employed for the last 2000 years. That is because that is how they are trained at American Dental Association accredited schools. Its traditional but it is wrong.
According to one of those accredited schools, Loma Linda University, gum disease is the most common reason for anyone to lose their teeth in the US. They estimated that over 90% of the adult population has at least some degree of disease. What is so disturbing about this is that the so called disease is actually a chronic infection caused by a number of very virulent anaerobic pathogens. Lets just call them the bad guys. These bad guys live in the juice that surrounds each tooth.
The REALLY BAD Guys…
One of the baddest of the bad guys is the snake looking bug called Treponema_denticola a spirochete. This beast can eat through mucosa, lives on blood parts, burrows into blood vessels and can attack and kill white blood cells. It is not your normal flora but found in the vast majority of gum disease cases.
What is interesting about this bad guy is that DNA testing has traced its precise vectors and we can now say if you have gum disease you most likely got it from your mother, a lover and/or the dog. Yes this bug will live in a dog’s mouth where it also causes tooth loss and even the dog’s premature death. Continue reading Why Do Dentists Ignore Gum Disease? It is a Serious Infection 1.5 Inches From Your Brain…..