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97% of Terminal Cancer Patients Previously Had This Dental Procedure...

Posted By Dr. Mercola | February 18 2012 |

Do you have a chronic degenerative disease? If so, have you been told, "It's all in your head?"

Well, that might not be that far from the truth… the root cause of your illness may be in your mouth.

There is a common dental procedure that nearly every dentist will tell you is completely safe, despite the fact that scientists have been warning of its dangers for more than 100 years.

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Control Trumps Profit

Money is a means, Bill. It's a medium of exchange. Because it is, the degree to what uses is to that degree that thing is bound to its issuer.

Control the medium of exchange, control what uses it.

Indenturing people to the system, which has an encompassing and exponential effect (hence today's mess), before killing them trumps profit. A slave fits that profile, an indentured person to a system that grinds him then kills him.

Bill, that's why certain policies, programs and events are made and promoted. They encourage profligate morality, a slothful mind leading that kind of morality. Therefore, what increases and what decreases because of them? People who behave at-the-expense-of increase while balanced, fair, restrained people decrease.

The central entity, the system, grows and the number of good people shrinks and shrinks while their effort to live increases, an effort so taxing that no longer can they provide for themselves, which is their being pulled into the system, awaiting the final mark of enslavement or if they deny it they're killed because by then the sloths, who'll be killed once the system is self regulating, far outnumber them. The central entity creates and grows off pitting people against each other.

Money is nothing, Bill. Control is everything.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

My parents went to dentists all their lives

...and at the end they had no teeth left and needed dentures.

Dentists remove bone. That's all they basically do. Do you know your teeth can repair themselves?

I've done the opposite, no dentists for 30+ years except for one cavity repair and have better teeth then they did. I think the "science" of dentistry is still in the dark ages.

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. - Ben Franklin

You might consider changing

You might consider changing the title of this. I was very skeptical of the statistic you listed, but it isn't really the main focus of the article- which turned out to be pretty educational/interesting.

2 root canals

I have 2 root canals. Still have the original teeth. If it were you what would you do? Are there tests to see if bacteria is forming? Should have a white blood cell test to see if cancer is anywhere?

This article got me in the dumps.

There are 18 MILES of nerves in a tooth.

It is nearly impossible to fill that area. I'd have the teeth removed and replaced with implants. There may be blood tests for the bacteria, but you might need the test every two or three months for the rest of your life. Which do think would be cheaper?

Hey, gps1976, you might find

Hey, gps1976, you might find my comments and replies below interesting. If you have questions for me, feel welcomed to reply. :)

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

So everyone with a root canal needs antibiotics?

How often? Once a year? Twice? How come it takes decades before it kills you? Sounds fishy to me.

Antibiotics kill your GI (gastrointestinal ) Track

which is where and how your body absorbs nutrients. Disease cannot live in a healthy environment.

Meat, dairy and poultry sold in stores are full of antibiotics in order to protect consumers. There are much better ways to neutralize theses harmful micro-organisms without poisoning the body.

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

Forgive my skepticism...

but I'd like to see at least a little better statistical evidence.

'Cause there's a monster on the loose

100% of terminal cancer patients previously...

drank milk.

rode in a car.

used an ink pen.

spoke to a cancer specialist.

Correlation != Causation

Correlation != Causation

Gotta love fallacies

Gotta love fallacies

1781?!?!

Slow down there gold. Don't get too far ahead of yourself...

Still not a bad thing to see all of that green :)

"A living Constitution is a dead one" -Ron Paul

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. Wrong thread. Sorry root canal suffers

"A living Constitution is a dead one" -Ron Paul

So, the only study supporting

So, the only study supporting such an assertion was suppressed? Right. Because if that were the case no one else would attempt to draw such a correlation in their own studies...

At this point all I've found is anecdotal evidence and false conclusions like correlation equals causation.

Wouldn't that be nice though, everyone starts getting extractions and prosthetic implants instead of a root canal. That's a hefty new profit margin to enjoy. :D

I agree that root canals pose a health risk but

this article is junk. Which is a shame- I like Dr. Mercola.

Just because one man in one study found a 97% correlation between root canals and terminal cancer over a 40 year span does not mean that 97% of all terminal cancer patients have had root canals!

Totally unprofessional and outright stupid to draw that conclusion.

Root canals are not done the same way today as they were when Weston Price was writing. For one thing, they used to use more toxic materials in the filling, like arsenic.

A more credible article would address that issue, and would offer better, more current statistics.

One of my dearest friends died from pancreatic cancer due to

having root canals.

She was a very healthy woman...lived in California, ate healthy, worked out.

She started to have severe stomache pain and went to the hospital, testing showed that she was already in stage 4 of pancreatic cancer.
She decided not to have chemotherapy but instead to fight with alternative medicine and drinking 'green smoothies', completely vegetarian.

She went to have all her root canals taken out, along with mercury, and her dentist was shocked to see that after he removed the tooth that the bacteria had 'honeycombed' all the way down into the jawbone.

She died 10 months after being diagnosed.

She was a dear sister/friend...and I miss her greatly.

Our family learned a great deal about dentistry...mercury fillings, ect. from her tragic situation, and we will not let mercury be put in any of our children, nor will we EVER get a root canal.

Thank you Bob-45 for posting this very INFORMATIVE article.
I especially appreciate the resource link to alternative dentists with a holistic approach and understand the dangers of root canals & mercury fillings.

Thank you and peace to you!

Jesus is the saviour of the WHOLE WORLD, "As in Adam all die, so too in Christ ALL shall be made alive." (ICor.15:22) All means all. The pagan 'hell' of literal fire & eternal torment is a lie and is SPIRITUAL TERRORISM. http://www.hopebeyondhell.net

Jawbone Necrosis/Cavitation?

Sounds like the bone in her jaw was dead or dying, where blood isn't moving into and out of the area. :( I'm sorry to hear about your loss. And I'm happy to hear you've learned from her tragedy. I wrote a comment below. It's a reply to Bob's reply to my comment. It's got some sources on dentistry's dangers.

Permanent dentistry procedures have a commonality: They imbalance blood, lymphatic and nerve flow.

That imbalance is excitement or depression. Metal fillings and root canals are two of dentistry's problems. Bridges, implants, crowns and, yes, nonmetallic fillings induce imbalance. Imbalance more often than not manifests soon after their implantation. This connection -- dentistry-body -- is rarely made, however.

If you got a question or a few of them, just lay 'em here. :)

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Thank you A-B--B-A, for your kind reply!

Thank you so much for your kindness...and your wisdom.

I really appreciated your comments below as well....and I agree with you...that while many have had their eyes open to the Economic SYSTEM and the deception of the Federal Reserve... and the Polical system and the deception of both parties....many unfortunately have not had their eyes open to many other SYSTEMS OF MAN that have deceived and harmed humanity....systems such as Agricultural, Pharmaceutical, Dental, Medical, Religious ....ect.,ect.

Yes, I would like to ask you a question....we recently took our 5 year. old to the dentist and we told her dentist not to fill her cavities with mercury but with the white fillings...they did this, but on another visit they forgot (even after I reminded them and paid the extra for it to be done) and when she came out & opened her mouth I saw that they had put in MERCURY instead...of course I was not happy and questioned how this could have happened...their response was that the front office did not communicate this to the dental assistant....(they did feel bad about it)...but now what do I do?
Do I get this removed or wait until she loses the tooth naturally (since she is 5 yrs. old). She also has a couple of silver crowns on her baby teeth...do you think this was a good idea?...or do you think we should go ahead and have these teeth pulled?

I loved the link to the Biological dentist's on Mercola's site....and I am going to look into going to see one...we will have to make a day trip b/c there are none close to where we live...but I don't care b/c it is worth it.
I have 2 mercury fillings from when I was a teen-ager and so does my spouse...I want to find out what a biological dentist would do about these.

Thanks again for listening...and for your kindness.

Peace to you!

Jesus is the saviour of the WHOLE WORLD, "As in Adam all die, so too in Christ ALL shall be made alive." (ICor.15:22) All means all. The pagan 'hell' of literal fire & eternal torment is a lie and is SPIRITUAL TERRORISM. http://www.hopebeyondhell.net

In addition to Depression

Addition to depression are hyperactivity and waning cognition abilities -- memorization, recall, abstract and conceptual thinking and everyday, sensical, pragmatic, 1+1, decisive thinking.

Those things apply to braces and more so to most any other dental material.

Please note: Below I said something about "...dentistry metal materials..." interacting with blood, lymph and nerves. I meant to include plasma at that time, not only mentioning it later. As well, I intended to say metal and nonmetal materials. I forgot to type "nonmental." Sorry about that.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Braces

Forgot to mention another dental procedure to be cautious about. Braces. Their prevalence in disease and conditions isn't nearly as wide as the procedures I mentioned in a comment above, the one containing crown, bridges, implants and so on, but still they do cause problems. Usually their negative consequences are psychological only, such as depression. Even there, and I know it sounds strange (because of what stands as common knowledge), blood flow is involved. You'd be surprised.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

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School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Child Health Commercial, Dentistry Footnotes

A year ago I saw a commercial about luekemia in children. The organization airing the commercial was local. In the commerical were a couple names of institutions that were its partners and that I recognized as bearing common medical care orientation.

In the commercial was the usual: a cap-wearing child who in some shots was bald, MRI machines, blood transfusion discussion and person in white lab coat peering at MRI images against a lit board in a dark room.

At times throughout the commercial the 5-year-old girl appeared with her parents who talked favorably about their daughter's treatment. They praised this institution for extending their daughter's life past the life expectancy their former doctor -- or doctors(?) -- gave. (Pausing momentarily: Isn't the application of an expiration date supportive only if healing measures are taken? Inarguably, today's common measures are failures. Because they are so, the application of an expiration date is supremely short sighted, narrow minded, arrogant, distasteful, disdainful, soul crushing and inhumane, all of which usher in misery and death.)

In the closing seconds of the commercial the family and a couple health care people gathered around each other and smiled for the camera which zoomed in on the child. I was floored at what I saw. I was floored for a couple reasons.

One, when a baby tooth in infected, especially a lot, it should be extracted (properly, which should go without saying). If the tooth remains with a filling, crown or whatever, it will -- or should -- be pushed out eventually; the adult tooth under the baby tooth pushes the baby tooth out.

Two, although I was aware some children had them, which confused me (see reason one, previous paragraph), what I saw immediately connected to why child disease commercials started becoming prevalent in the past several years, whether those commercials were for hospitals, clinics, organizations, foundations, you name it. So, when I saw that girl smile, I just thought: Good God, vaccines and now this, this among children? What "this" was was dentisty, this dentistry a silver crown.

Most crown silver is nickel. Nickel is highly cancer causing. It was one of the metals in silver fillings. It is in quite a few dentistry materials.

Many people who are beginning to learn about dentistry's dangers accept metal from dental material leaches into the body. Leaching is one problem. Another problem, one little discussed, is the activity metal dentistry has on blood, lymph and nerves, and from them their effects systemically. Locally speaking, one place blood and nerves are abundant in is located right above the mouth: the brain.

When it comes to ill tempered children and adults, dentistry (and vaccines) are overlooked. Yes, discomfort and pain regardless their location can cause ill temperment. Rarely considered to harbor the cause is the mouth. The mouth-brain interaction can be direct or indirect. When direct, blood flow amount and direction or electricity amount and direction are at fault. Electricity runs along nerves and it interacts with blood, primarily plasma, the majority of blood. When indirect, the flow of one is or both are compromised, are out of balance, creating the basis, or ground, for the problems presenting.

The average person employed in America's health system is in severe need of knowledge on blood and its flow. Because he is speaks volumes about truth in medicine and health and is why pharmaceuticals are prescribed with no end in sight. Sure, a hormone to treat hypothyroidism can be taken, but if the flow of blood is wrong -- which, as an aside, when corrected can do wonders for the nervous system -- the end of that prescription is when the patient meets her's. Sad. And pathetic.

Regarding your dental crown wearing child, if she's OK, let nature takes its course. Her crowned teeth should be pushed out. If, however, you notice all her adult teeth are in while her two crowned baby teeth are in, consider their extraction, especially if her health is in decline.

Proper extraction is:
1/5) NONvasoconstricting local anesthesia: Most anesthesias are vasoconstricting. You probably will have to ask for nonvasoconstricting anesthesia such as Citanest Plain or Scandonest Plain. Plain should denote NO vasoconstrictors, not only no epinephrine. Yes, the extraction procedure will take a little longer than if vasoconstrictor anesthesia was used, but what's important to have is blood flow, not blood stanching. Permit flow to stop on its own or, if desired and blood flow is intolerable, periodically press gauze gently against the sutured site. Blood flow is nothing to be alarmed at. Toxins, microbes, inflamed cells, excess fluid/swelling/edema and old blood leave the body from blood loss faster than through any other method. Because they leave and that the body is always generating new blood, what will be in the socket once blood flow has ceased is fresh blood doing its part to generate healthy bone and gum.

2/5) Periodontal Ligament/Membrane Removal: This membrane surrounds the tooth below the gum line. Most dentists and oral surgeons leave this membrane in the socket, setting up a bed of bacteria growth, blood stasis, inflammed bone and rotting bone. The ramifications of this condition, called osteonecrosis and other names, are endless.

3/5) Scraping: Throughout the site scrape until fresh bone is reached. The amount of scraping varies, of course, but usually 1 to 2 milimeters is enough. It ensures only health bone remains, all unhealthy bone removed. If necrotic bone remains, misfortune will result.

4/5) Sutures: Use NONdissolveable sutures. Return to dentist to have them removed unless they unravel on their own, which they do and is harmless provided the person avoids touching the sutures with dirty fingers. Even if dirty fingers touch it, just gargle with salt water and, if still worried, eat fresh seedLESS healthful food.

5/5) Testing: BEFORE dental procedures, get this testing done:
a. Huggins dentistry chemistry lab work
b. Clifford dentistry chemistry lab work
c. Extra: Cellular feedback (bodywide)

Each lab work use blood to test it against every dental material it has to determine how the blood reacts to the materials. There are hundreds of materials, but only common materials are tested (unless requests are made, I think). Outdated materials aren't tested. Huggins and Clifford have some overlap in materials, which is good, because that can be confirmation. One company will have materials the other doesn't have, for whatever reason. Once in a while, the results of a material differ. A factor in addition to testing methods in this difference is terminology.

Huggins test regards all dental materials as dangerous, using these terms to rank danger: least reactive, moderatly reactive, highly reactive.

Clifford uses the terms acceptable and unacceptable, an either-or approach.

See my two comments Health is Everything for more source material than I mentioned in this thread. If you got questions, ask 'em. :)

PS. Another dental health source Focal Infection by Frank Billings. If I recall correctly, that book came out in the 1920s. It's in Google Books for free. If you want to look up their names to locate some of their work in GB or elsewhere on the Internet, more but not all names of reknown are:

-Charles and William Mayo (sons of William Mayo Sr., founder of the Mayo Clinic before it went big)
-Milton Rosenau
-Edward C. Rosenow
-Ernest Irons
-Weston Andrew Price (first director of American Dental Association)
-Vardiman Green Black (whose surname is the namesake for dentistry's still-used textbook on caries classification but who, really, had only one redeeming quality in dentistry, his notations on osteonecrosis in the jaw)

Those people and others worked together in one capacity or another. These people, the relatively few of them and already playing catch up to expose dentistry's dangers, did exception work. Most of it saw the light of day for only a short time after their introductions to members in their fields who even regarded them, the people above and a few others, highly. The rate of truth's erosion in dentistry increased considerably in the 40s and early 50s.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Thank you for all the great information....

and thank you for taking the time to write all this down and share it with me (and many others too). I am book marking it!

Great info regarding nonvasoconstricting local anesthesia....wow,I will definitely have the dentist give this to my family if and when the need arises.

Once again, thanks for all the resources that you have shared.

Jesus is the saviour of the WHOLE WORLD, "As in Adam all die, so too in Christ ALL shall be made alive." (ICor.15:22) All means all. The pagan 'hell' of literal fire & eternal torment is a lie and is SPIRITUAL TERRORISM. http://www.hopebeyondhell.net

You're welcome. :)

You're welcome. :)

I figured out how to make a word or sentence into a link. So, if you want to click the following, go ahead:

Health is Everything 1 and 2 . Remeber to look for my reply to a comment the poster made to one of my comments. It's got valuable info.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Very informative

I am always looking for information that enables me to take control of my health. Definitely worth the time to view the entire video.

ROOT CANAL

thought id spoil the surprise and kill the suspense. Thank you Bob for providing a link to help those interested in more details make a better informed decision if they are interested and seeking alternatives : )

Correct. :) If you want some

Correct. :)

If you want some info on root canals and other dentistry dangers, check out my comment below. It's a reply to Bob's reply to my comment.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Man Made

Any prosthetic replacement for missing teeth is not a replacement for teeth - but a replacement for no teeth. And nothing works as well as the real thing. Anything put in the mouth, for restoration, is man made. I am a Removable Prosthodontist (Dentures and Partials … and also a PA Delegate candidate BTW). Great article by Dr. Mercola … one must also remember to take any man made tooth replacement appliance out whenever possible, for tissue health (i.e. use only for cosmetic and masticatory function).

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Thanks for your comment. It's

Thanks for your comment. It's refreshing to see a dentist not ridicule an article and castigate its author espousing an uncommon perspective.

I agree with you on taking out a replacement appliance whenever possible and limiting its use to eating and cosmetics (as in anatomical health or aesthetics?). Although, I'd go one further and exclude aesthetics when possible: Use an appliance only when eating.

My worry is the appliance disturbs blood flow, therefore disturbs anatomy and the rest of physiology. The longer an appliance is used, the longer the distubance is, stretching out the time it takes for the body to restore its balance.

What's your recommendation on how long to wear a small denture, say, a two-molars denture, before removing it?

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.