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Eat, drink and be cavity-free

April 15, 2014

We all know that sugary foods and drinks cause cavities.  However, our understanding of the science of nutrition and preventive dental health has evolved considerably from this simplistic statement. With that in mind, here are a few friendly nutritional guidelines to help prevent cavities. Acid causes cavities The sugar in your diet is only indirectly […]

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Sugar subs may do more harm than good

According to data published a few weeks ago by the World Health Organization, our society is consuming too much sugar. It is recommended that we ingest no more than six teaspoons a day for optimal health, and yet in Canada we are consuming about 18 teaspoons daily. Our excessive consumption of sugar is a big […]

Cats are Beachers, too

It’s no secret that the Beach is a popular neighbourhood for dog owners, both to live and visit. The reasons for this are obvious, I can think of no better life in this city for a dog than one in this great community. What might surprise many is that in my practice the number of […]

Another chapter in the great fluoride debate

Recently the city of Toronto was paid a visit by Dr. Paul Connett, executive director of the Fluoride Action Network and its parent organization, the American Environmental Health Studies Project. Dr. Connett is a retired chemistry professor who formerly held a teaching position at St. Lawrence University in upstate New York. In his retirement, Dr. […]

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