Lunch & Learn Interview Featuring Dr. Blanche Grube

LUNCH & LEARN INTERVIEW FEATURING DR. BLANCHE GRUBE It’s important to remember that there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to dental materials – or dental procedures, for that matter. Most of us have foreign dental materials in our mouth – but have you ever stopped to consider how they might be […]

Understanding ApoE Genotyping and the Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

UNDERSTANDING APOE GENOTYPING AND THE DETECTION OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE According to the National Institute on Aging, “Certain genes can increase the risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. One of the most significant genetic risk factors is a form of the apolipoprotein E gene called APOE4. About 25% of people carry one copy of APOE4, […]

Five Common Dental Procedures that Could Impact Your Health

FIVE COMMON DENTAL PROCEDURES THAT COULD IMPACT YOUR HEALTH Some of the most common dental procedures that occur during routine dental visits can actually be harmful to your health. Here’s a shortlist of some of the most common dental procedures and materials and how they can impact your whole-body health: Root canal treatments Dental Implants […]

Are 6-Month Dental Cleanings Necessary?

Are 6-Month Dental Cleanings Necessary? After being in lockdown, masked, and in virtual isolation for almost two years, everyone wants to socialize again and most importantly smile, mask-free! Most people follow the standard recommendation of visiting the dentist twice a year to find out if they have any cavities and to get their teeth cleaned. […]

Arthritis, Asthma, and Dental Mercury

Arthritis, Asthma, and Dental Mercury Most people think of asthma and arthritis as two very separate diseases…with the only thing they have in common is they both start with the letter “A”. However, they both actually share a mutual link, to exposure to mercury dental amalgam. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, […]

From COVID to Cancer, is Vitamin C the Answer?

By Anita Vazquez Tibau and Blanche D. Grube, DMD “The research on the safety and efficacy on various forms of vitamin C over the last 80 plus years, is widely established. Currently, there are clinical trials and case studies taking place on vitamin C mega dose’s, as a single therapy or in conjunction with other […]