Holistic Dentist in NY Discusses Latest on Flossing
Cleaning between teeth is still the best way to remove plaque, he says, but “fluoride only works as a topical application in children’s teeth and has no benefit to adults. Giving every child a tube of toothpaste and letting them spit would be safer and not expose the entire population to this insidious chemical. Alternative products, such as Mi paste, use magnesium.”
Gross educates his patients to use “conscious hygiene,” addressing the weak spots in their dental health with the correct tools—whether that’s ozone irrigation and essential oils for bleeding gums or bad breath; hydrogen peroxide for certain bacteria; or Alka-White mouthwash and hydration for excessive acidity.
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