Leaders from around the world have officially signed an agreement that will phase-out the use of mercury, an extremely hazardous neurotoxin that is still being used in a variety of production processes and consumer products, including silver dental fillings. Read more about the Minamata Treaty, and watch this video to see representatives from the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology speak at this historical event.
Anthropological research has consistently shown that our distant ancestors lived healthier, cleaner lives than we do today. Much of that has to do with industrialization; 2.6 million years ago, the world was free of cars, factories, and other environmental pollutants. Another big difference was daily diet. Try these delicious Paleo Diet Thanksgiving recipes for a healthy meal that the entire family will love!
When Dr. Greenblatt first met Mary, she was a sophomore in high school suffering with OCD, ADHD, digestive system problems, and dwindling treatment options. According to Dr. Greenblatt, Mary had been having a poor response to traditional medicines for OCD and ADHD, which to him was a “red flag” that a larger problem was contributing to her condition. Stories like Mary’s are becoming increasingly common. Although digestive system issues have likely always been a contributing factor to physical woes, the connection between gut health and total body wellness is only now garnering the mainstream media attention it deserves.
If you think twice about flashing your pearly whites, rest assured that you are not alone. Scientists estimate that nearly 76% of Americans are afraid to smile, most of whom feel embarrassed by tooth alignment, coloring, or other aesthetics. In this free infographic, Assure A Smile takes a closer look at how refraining from a big, happy smile can deprive oneself of a variety of all-natural health benefits.
New studies show that green tea leaves and extracts contain toxic levels of sodium fluoride, leading many health professionals to question the safety of this powerful source of antioxidants. Once celebrated for the ability to fight cancer, improve cardiovascular health, and stimulate natural weight loss, green tea products are now the subject of increased scrutiny and study.
Welcome to our follow-up article on how to reverse Leaky Gut Syndrome.Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs when the intestinal wall becomes damaged, allowing toxins, bacteria, undigested food, and other harmful agents to penetrate the abdominal cavity. Research is increasingly linking this condition with other serious health issues, ranging from abdominal pain to depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, and other mental health issues. In this article, we will examine ways to repair the damage caused by Leaky Gut Syndrome so the GI tract functions more optimally, and the risk of long-term health issues is significantly reduced.
Leaky gut syndrome is a condition characterized by a damaged intestinal wall. As a result of this damage, the contents of the small intestine slowly leak into the abdominal cavity and circulate throughout the body. This can cause much larger health issues, because under digested food particles and bacteria can accumulate and disrupt normal, healthy body function. In the first installment of this 2-part series, learn more about Leaky Gut Syndrome and the 4 main activities that cause it.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a majority of Americans are likely to develop symptoms of arthritis over the course of their lifetime. With such widespread incidence of arthritis among developed nations, Americans cannot help but wonder: Why is this condition so prevalent, and what can be done to prevent it?
This past August, Assure A Smile engaged the South Florida community in an awareness campaign for biocompatible dentistry. Our goal was simple: To encourage families to think holistically when selecting a dental practice.
We’re happy to announce that Dr. Herrmann is now certified to administer ozone therapy for cavities, root canals, and other dental procedures. Along with Dr. Herrmann’s new certification, Assure A Smile is now home to an exciting new line of advanced ozone therapy technologies that safely administer O3, or ozone, during routine procedures.