Blog - Taking Care of Your Teeth

  • Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

    Wisdom teeth FAQs

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 27, 2015

    Given all the other nonsense floating around social media, I’m not surprised to see this item circulating how dentists allegedly rip off the public: wisdom teeth extractions.  So let’s talk about the following questions, then cover the answers.  Unlike most of my articles, this is going to be a lot of LISTS!  I’ve also included […]

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  • Food Myths Abound – Ignore Them & Just Enjoy Eating

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 20, 2015

    Before diving in, please understand that this is a very incomplete review of a truly superb book about the realities of health and nutrition.  I could write so much more but ultimately stopped so as to not write a book of my own.  However, I HIGHLY recommend this book!  Dr. Payet MSG. Salt. Fat. Adkins. […]

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  • Juicing, Fruit Juices, & Energy Drinks: Worse than Soda?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 8, 2015

    Back on December 1st 2014, published an article on a study with the headline: Pure Juice Won’t Rot Your Kids’ Teeth. It didn’t get a lot of attention, thank goodness, because while the article was factual, it significantly overstated the conclusion, much like the 2015 Newsweek article claiming a non-existent link between fluoride and ADHD, […]

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  • Why I Don’t Buy Organic Food

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 12, 2015

    You might be wondering why I’m writing about where I go grocery shopping, right? Good question! The reason is simple: as part of my blogging, I see myself as an educator about science and medicine. As they become increasingly complex, it’s harder for the public to understand what’s important, what’s real, what’s junk, etc. Also, […]

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  • Water Fluoridation Does NOT Increase ADHD

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 23, 2015

    Alternately, this post could be titled: There is Good Science, Bad Science, and Plain Ole JUNK Science As a follow-up to my recent study on the incredible safety of fluoride in water and dental products, this is a perfect opportunity to talk about why science journalism, and even some research, can do far more harm […]

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  • Fluoride is Safe & Effective

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 19, 2015

    If you spend any time on the Internet, it’s easy to find a lot of scary information about fluoride and why you shouldn’t let your kids get any.  Speaking as a professional, however, I’d like to reassure you that NONE of that scary information is actually correct, and that fluoride in appropriate doses is one […]

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