Toxic Tuesday: “I have a GUT FEELING that something is wrong with my root canals!”

By |2020-08-10T22:40:59+00:00April 28th, 2020|

The patient story I am sharing today may be a real eye-opener for some people, particularly dentists and endodontists.  This gentleman saw me a little over 2 years ago.  We had recommended that his mercury fillings be replaced using the “SMART” protocol and restored with minimally-invasive dental ceramics and composite restorations.  Because we were not

The Risk of “Socket Grafting”

By |2020-03-23T20:39:54+00:00March 17th, 2020|

The risk of "socket grafting" using materials that are not from your own body!   On today's Toxic Tuesday post, learn how "socket grafting" using synthetic materials frequently leads to infection. At Blodgett Dental Care, we've found that L-PRF, a grafting technique which uses your body's own immune cells and clotting factors, is far safer

Sinus Infection? Think Again! (Sinus Pain & Root Canals)

By |2020-03-24T22:30:52+00:00March 17th, 2020|

Would you accept this as a "healthy and normal dental treatment"??  Doctors told this patient that her tooth was fine and that her pain must be from a sinus infection.  Think again!   One Patient's Story The tooth below was removed from a 22-year-old woman when she was 17.  Ever since her treatment, she has

The Value of the Care You Can Trust: Root Canal Infections

By |2020-03-24T23:59:01+00:00March 17th, 2020|

  Today we are excited to share the story of a wonderful woman, writer,  and health advocate, Liz Wolfe, NTP. You can read about Liz's health journey and what inspired her to write her first book "Eat The Yolks" on her website:  www.eattheyolks.com   As Liz states on her website, her vision is to "discover

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Root Canals

By |2020-03-25T00:21:47+00:00March 17th, 2020|

  Recently I received an email from a woman in Arkansas.  As a teenager, she had root canal therapy on two of her teeth.  Her doctor had "diagnosed" her with Rheumatoid Arthritis by the end of high school. This patient is now 28 years old and wants to start a family with her husband, but

Mercury Exposure and Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2020-03-25T00:37:18+00:00March 17th, 2020|

Studies are now showing a link between chronic mercury exposure (such as mercury exposure caused by mercury amalgam fillings) and Alzheimer’s disease.      Approximately 50% of dentists in America are still placing mercury amalgam fillings in the mouths of their patients.  This is due to historical acceptance by large, influential groups like the American