Dr. David Brownstein,  editor of Dr. David Brownstein’s Natural Way to Health newsletter, is a board-certified family physician and one of the nation’s foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success with natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. His books include Drugs That Don’t Work and Natural Therapies That Do!; Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It; Salt Your Way To Health; The Miracle of Natural Hormones; Overcoming Arthritis, Overcoming Thyroid Disorders; The Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet; and The Guide to Healthy Eating. He is the medical director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, Mich., where he lives with his wife, Allison, and their teenage daughters, Hailey and Jessica.

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Ticking Time Bombs in Teeth

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Tuesday, 07 August 2018 04:40 PM Current | Bio | Archive

The tiny tubules in a tooth can harbor a large amount of anaerobic bacteria and their toxic by-products — even after a root canal has been performed.

No dental procedure can eliminate all the bacterial toxins in the tubules.

Because the sealing materials shrink over time, bacteria eventually gain access to the jaw bone and the marrow inside it — which is where the immune system of the bone resides.

So essentially, a root-canalled tooth is an infected mess with access to the immune system. And if it remains in the jaw, the infection level can increase, requiring the immune system to work harder to contain the problem.

My partner, Dr. Rick Ng, has called root-canalled teeth “ticking time bombs” waiting to wreak havoc in the body.

But what may shock you even more is that it has been known since the inception of root canals that the procedure is inadequate to properly treat an infected tooth.

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