November 23, 2014

dental health


  • Mercury in Dental Amalgam
    Be Well

    Mercury in Dental Amalgam

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Dental amalgam is a mixture of copper, silver, tin and zinc with mercury added for strength and durability. This last component never ceases to raise concerns about consumer health.

  • Preventing Oral HPV
    Wellness Tip

    Preventing Oral HPV

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Some simple health habits may help prevent infection with oral HPV (human papillomavirus), the virus that causes most oral cancers in the country.

  • Chew Gum For Health?

    Chew Gum For Health?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Most people chew gum for pleasure or out of habit; others to freshen breath or stop a food or cigarette craving. But does gum provide any real health benefits? Surprisingly, there have been a lot of studies on gum over the years.