Teeth Issues

7 Lies about Dental Health

Monday Jan 9 2017 | by Frederic Patenaude

Over the years, I’ve talked to hundreds of people who have experienced severe dental problems after changing their diet to a high-raw one. Even ... more »

Poi: This Could be the World’s Healthiest Staple Food

Tuesday Jan 3 2017 | by Frederic Patenaude

How I finally learned to love the “gooey tasteless glue” Hawaiian staple known as poi! Each country has its staple food. Those staples were so ... more »

Seven Reasons Why You Should Avoid Fluoride In Water

Friday Sep 25 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

There seems to be no good reason to systemically increase fluoride levels in the body by adding it to the public water supply. Scientific reviews ... more »

Red Wine May Help Prevent Cavities—5 Tips for Reducing Stains

Wednesday Jul 23 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Red wine has antimicrobial properties that can kill plaque-causing bacteria in the mouth. Want white teeth? Stay away from red wine, they say. But ... more »

8 Foods that Naturally Help Teeth Look Whiter

Wednesday May 14 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

An enzyme in pineapple can help clean teeth and help remove stains. White teeth make you look younger. They may also make you look more ... more »

Do You Need an Electric Toothbrush? If So, Which Kind is Best?

Monday Mar 3 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A lot of people are buying electric toothbrushes because they believe they clean better. Is that true? In America, we tend to think that if it’s ... more »

Might Probiotics Be the Next Big Thing in Oral Health?

Friday Oct 4 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Don’t be surprised if you start to see probiotic products for oral health soon in a store near you! Probiotics are traditionally used to support ... more »

Top 7 Best and Worst Health Foods for Your Teeth

Wednesday Jul 3 2013 | by Frederic Patenaude

We all know that candy bars and sugary soda is bad for teeth, but what about all those foods that are touted as having great benefits for our ... more »

Why Raw Foodists Have Bad Teeth: Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jul 1 2013 | by Frederic Patenaude

In 2001, I got extremely bad news from my dentist. I had gone back from a long adventure in California, where I lived exclusively on a raw food diet ... more »

7 Secrets for Super-Human Oral Health

Wednesday Mar 20 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Brushing and flossing help, but with these tricks, you can do even more to improve your smile. You know you’re supposed to regularly brush, floss, ... more »

Gingivitis Linked with 4 Other Health Problems

Monday Jan 21 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

That pain in your mouth may also be hurting your heart. In 2009, researchers released the results of a study that took many people by ... more »

Natural Deodorizers for Bad Breath

Monday Dec 31 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Bad breath is a major turn-off for anyone. But what if brushing doesn’t help? What’s the biggest turn-off on a first date? According to a ... more »

12 Natural Ways to Prevent Cavities, Plus Some Ideas on Natural Cures

Wednesday Dec 26 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

If you eat raw foods or have a vitamin deficiency, you could be more at risk for cavities. We all know that dental hygiene is important, mainly to ... more »

Ouch! Tame Tooth Sensitivity Naturally

Monday Nov 26 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Sensitive teeth can keep you from enjoying your foods. Try natural solutions that soothe pain and improve gum health. Do you experience tooth ... more »

8 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth, Naturally

Monday Nov 12 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You don’t have to risk nerve damage with DIY tooth whitening kits—there are natural options. Did you know that people with whiter teeth are ... more »

The Top Five Raw Foods That Are Healthy For Your Teeth : Guest Author Dr. Joseph Hung

Tuesday Jul 17 2012 | by Dr. Joseph Hung

He knows where to get a natural toothbrush. You probably already know that the foods you eat can have a major impact on your overall health. What you ... more »

Is Your Diet Wrecking Your Teeth? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday Jul 12 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Attention: Your diet may be destroying your mouth… it was for me… They used to be shiny and white. Now, they’re a mix of green, ... more »

Is Your Raw Vegan Diet Eroding Your Teeth? Study Results : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jul 9 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

It’s healthy for your body, but what about your teeth? You know all the health benefits of a raw food diet, but did you know that it could ... more »

Does Your Toothpaste Have These Toxins? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Jun 27 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Yes, you need to brush your teeth, but could your toothpaste be doing more harm than good? You may already be watching out for sulfates in your ... more »

Can Cavities Go Away on Their Own? : Exclusive Renegade Health Interview with Dr. Hal Huggins

Friday May 18 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

The right tooth friendly diet for Annmarie is quite different than the one for Jonny 5 (Sleeping… dreaming about birds and ... more »

Mercury Fillings — Get Them Out Before They Get You : Exclusive Interview with Dr. Hal Huggins

Thursday May 17 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Not such a bad place to have a root canal, eh? A few months back, I asked everyone who they wanted me to interview for the blog here… We got a ... more »

Taking Care of Your Teeth Naturally — A Daily Natural Tooth Care Routine : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Feb 14 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

This little boy looks a little like me when I was younger, except that I would have been eating the toothpaste, not using it. It’s been a long ... more »

Can Cultured Vegetables Make Your Teeth Sensitive? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Oct 19 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Look at that smile… teeth are as white as the snow on the mountain! One of the larger issues with eating extreme type diets is that somethings ... more »

What Do I Do If My Teeth Are Falling Apart on the Raw Food Diet? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #866

Friday Jul 15 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I had some pretty bad teeth issues along my own raw food journey, so I definitely understand questions like these! Today, I’m going to address ... more »

Four Reasons to Try Ashwagandha for Thyroid Support : Renegade Health Exclusive Article

Monday May 16 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I’m guessing you probably wouldn’t need ashwagandha or thyroid support if this were your backyard. Ashwagandha is a funny name… Liz ... more »

Are Your Teeth Sensitive to Hot Drinks or Cold Food? : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Thursday Jan 13 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Speaking of cold, this is some serious snow fort material. I was sipping a hot cup of tea today and I realized something… My teeth were no ... more »

Does Your Calcium or Mineral Supplement Contain Dairy? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #682

Wednesday Oct 20 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, we don’t have an “In the Kitchen” show for you… (You’ll have to watch to see why!) Instead, I continue on with ... more »

Can the Vegan Diet Cause Low Testosterone? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #680

Monday Oct 18 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Hormones are a hot topic right now… Why? Because a lot of people (raw diet, vegan diet or ANY diet) are realizing that they’re not feeling ... more »

Important Comments on Coca Leaves and Native Teeth Care : The Renegade Health Show Episode #609

Friday Jul 9 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, I have some important clarifications on coca leaves and calcium… I got so excited, I messed up the numbers! Also, I have some points on ... more »

How to Deal with Sensitive and Painful Teeth with Dr. Jameth Sheridan : The Renegade Health Show Episode #605

Monday Jul 5 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

A lot of people when they change their diet to raw food or even some “healthy” diets start to have problems with their teeth… In ... more »

Dealing with Cirrhosis of the Liver Naturally : The Renegade Health Show Episode #589

Friday Jun 11 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

It’s Friday, and we have a full reel of Q and A for you… How to deal with cirrhosis of the liver is up first, then we talk about tooth ... more »

Is Neem Oil Good For Your Teeth? – The Renegade Health Show Episode #464

Friday Dec 18 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Friday is Q and A day…. So today, I’m going to address if neem oil is really good for your teeth (since many raw fooders want to know what ... more »

How Effective Is Oil Pulling – The Renegade Health Show Episode #396

Tuesday Sep 15 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

There were a bunch of questions about oil pulling from the last tooth care episode… So I felt the need to re-address the issue “how ... more »

How Effective Is Oil Pulling – The Renegade Health Show Episode #396

Tuesday Sep 15 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

There were a bunch of questions about oil pulling from the last tooth care episode… So I felt the need to re-address the issue “how ... more »

How to Find a Holistic Dentist and Other Teeth Questions – The Renegade Health Show Episode #395

Monday Sep 14 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Lots of questions from the last few episodes… I can’t get to all of the tooth / teeth questions and E3Live questions today, but I do my ... more »

What to Do About Yellow Teeth – The Renegade Health Show Episode #391

Tuesday Sep 8 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

No, yesterday I was not doing the pee-pee dance… I just have a hard time standing still! Anywhere! Anytime! 🙂 Today, I’m going to try ... more »

What to Do About Yellow Teeth – The Renegade Health Show Episode #391

Tuesday Sep 8 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

No, yesterday I was not doing the pee-pee dance… I just have a hard time standing still! Anywhere! Anytime! 🙂 Today, I’m going to try ... more »

What Is Wrong with Soy? – The Renegade Health Show Episode #323

Thursday Jun 4 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

What IS wrong with soy? Anything? Today, I explain my thoughts on soy as well as these topics… wild foraging, natural toothpaste and abrasives, ... more »

How to Make Natural Homemade Toothpaste – The Renegade Health Show Episode #321

Tuesday Jun 2 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Another day with Katrina! Today, she explains how to make natural homemade toothpaste using things you can find just about anywhere. I won’t let ... more »

How to Make Natural Homemade Toothpaste – The Renegade Health Show Episode #321

Tuesday Jun 2 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Another day with Katrina! Today, she explains how to make natural homemade toothpaste using things you can find just about anywhere. I won’t let ... more »

What is Oil Pulling and More – The Renegade Health Show Episode #195

Tuesday Dec 2 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about oil pulling lately, so I figured I needed to address it… It’s not something that I do, ... more »

Can I Rebuild Tooth Enamel and More – The Renegade Health Show Live #168

Thursday Oct 23 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Today is another live Q & A again… In this show, I address two things that you do to help rebuild tooth enamel, what to do if all the ... more »

After A Visit to the Holistic Dentist and a Park Workout – The Renegade Health Show Episode #159

Friday Oct 10 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Today… We went to the dentist. I have to admit, it’s been a while. But we’ve really never had any complaints until recently. After ... more »