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WATERFLOSSER by WATERPIK

As a Bacteriologist, a Periodontist, and a Preventive Dentist the idea that this device eliminates the need for flossing is a terrible joke on the health of the general public.  A WATERFLOSSER/WATERPIK has an important place in oral hygiene and in preventing dental disease, but when Waterpik says that this device is a substitute for […]

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BAD BACTERIA

DR STRAIT’S SYSTEM OF ELIMINATING THE CAUSE OF DENTAL DISEASE Dental Disease – (Decay/Cavities/Caries and Gum Disease/ Periodontal Disease/ Pyorrhea) is caused directly or indirectly by certain bacteria.  There is really no other cause.  Things like eating candy,  excessive sugar consumption,  poor diet, smoking , defective tooth structure, etc. only contribute to or make someone […]

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BASICS FOR PREVENTING NEW DENTAL DISEASE

Have a microscopic culture, MC  ( taken to establish the presence, activity level, and prevalence of disease causing/ pathogenic bacteria. Review current home regimen, effectiveness, and efficiency. Have dental professional go over: Water Pik irrigation- How to reach effective 8-10 pressure. Delivery of Antibacterial-  Therasol, etc. Toothbrushing – Sonicaire, dentifrices, etc., 4.  Flossing- Floss-Aid or […]

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