Your Mouth Might Be Trying To Tell You Something About Your Overall Health

It’s true. What’s in your mouth could be messing with your vital organs and could be the cause of much of your pain, discomfort and illness. I’m not referring to the food you put in your mouth, but that does count too. I’ll address that some other time. For the moment I’m talking about things like mercury fillings, dead teeth left in the mouth after having a root canal, dental implants, bridges. All of these are perfectly legitimate and traditional ways of treating cavities, missing, and broken teeth, infections etc. However, most of the procedures that continue to be used by traditional dentists are still being used for one simple reason: because they have worked.


Mercury Fillings

Historically mercury fillings have been used to fill cavities for more than 150 years. Even though there is much controversy over the use of mercury fillings today, many dentists still use them. They are considered safe by the FDA. But consider this. Mercury is toxic poison that has been banned from use in thermometers, batteries and many other things. However, for some reason this highly toxic and poisonous metal is allowed to be placed in the mouths of children where it stays for decades, maybe even for a lifetime.

Experts have been warning about high mercury levels in fish and suggesting avoiding eating large fish such as tuna, swordfish and mackeral, among others.


Bridges, Implants And There’s A Battery In Your Mouth

If you have a bridge or implants, the metals used create electrical charges in the body that causes a phenomenon called “oral galvanism.” This means that your mouth is acting like a small car battery or a miniature electrical generator.

According to biological dentist, William Glaros, “Bizarre as it might sound, it is possible to measure oral electrical currents with medical equipment sensitive enough to measure very low voltage. The body’s normal electrical (bioenergetic) reading is right around 450 millivolts, but when saliva mixes with amalgam (or metal) fillings a measurable electric current of up to 1,000 millivolts can be detected. This kind of highly charged electrical current is suspected of overpowering the body’s normal electrical flows and potentially interfering with energy flow to the brain. It is also suspected of causing various irritations to the nervous system.”

Dr. Glaros also suggests that there are many conditions that electro galvanism can cause or contribute to including epilepsy, hearing loss, eye problems, insomnia, psychological problems, tinnitus lack of concentration and memory, vertigo and mouth pain. Those are just a few of the issues that may never be connected by a mainstream medical professional. But wait, there’s more! There is also current research that shows a link between root canals and systemic disease.


Declining Oral Health And Underlying Systemic Conditions

 Oral health has risen in importance in recent years, as researchers have discovered a connection between declining oral health and underlying systemic conditions. It turns out that a healthy mouth can help you maintain a healthy body. According to the Mayo Clinic, oral bacteria and inflammation may be associated with: heart disease, endocarditis, or inflammation of the lining of the heart, premature birth, and low birth weight Bacteria can spread from your oral cavity to your bloodstream, causing infective endocarditis, which is a life-threatening infection of your heart valves.


Biological Dentistry

In my medical practice, I leave no stone unturned when searching for the causes of illness, pain, and discomfort in the patients who come to me after spending years, perhaps decades and hundreds of thousands of dollars on the mainstream medical merry-go-round. Throughout my more than 40 years of practice I have learned that it’s easy to put things (food included) in the mouth. But getting the toxins that leach into the organs through the mouth out of the body is not easy. I also work in tandem with a biological dentist to help my patients explore every option to feeling better and getting out of pain and on with their life.


What Is Your Mouth Trying To Tell You

You may have symptoms that neither you or your regular doctor would relate to oral health. If you are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired and are ready to explore the connection between oral health and overall health, give our office a call. We will find out if your mouth is trying to tell you something or if the cause of your pain is elsewhere.