Going Green

We believe that we have a responsibility to conduct ourselves personally and professionally with a reverence for life.  First and foremost is to provide people with a product that’s natural and without harmful chemicals or additives.  But we also want to avoid harming the life-sustaining...
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Ingredients

Wouldn’t it be great if gum remedies could be magic elixirs that fixed your gums’ health no matter what else you did or didn’t do? In the real world, cooperating with nature works best.  As an integral part of nature, the human species has evolved...
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What is Good-Gums

Good-Gums is a toothpaste replacement that supports your gums’ untapped ability to heal themselves while it cleans your teeth with natural cleansers, vitamin-C and effective herbs. It contains none of the artificial ingredients of toothpaste that are toxic, such as SLS and fluoride, or that...
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Pregnancy and Your Gums

How Pregnancy Affects GumS and Teeth The hormonal changes of pregnancy affect the mucous membranes throughout the body, and that also includes the gums. Increased progesterone can lead to the gums’ amplified sensitivity to plaque. Besides the redness, swelling, tenderness or bleeding from gum disease,...
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Menstruation and Gum Disease

Menstruation, Oral Contraceptives and Gum Health Menstrual cycles certainly don’t cause gum disease, but they can allow a low grade bacterial infection of the gums to blossom into a flare-up that might otherwise be easily ignored.  Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone and progesterone fluctuate on...
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Menopause and Gum Disease

How Menopause Affects Teeth and Gums Every significant change in hormone levels has an effect on the gums and on the other nearby tissues that support the teeth.  However, the hormonal changes of menopause affect the gum health of women more permanently than the hormonal...
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Smoking

How Smoking Affects Your Gums and Teeth Smoking is a big stressor that increases the chances of periodontal disease sevenfold. It also reduces the chances of successful gum therapies. In fact, smoking can cause receding gums and bone loss even when plaque-forming bacteria have not...
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Nutrition

How Nutrition Affects Your Teeth and Gums “Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates in 431 B.C. The most important long-term factor affecting the health of teeth and gums is nutrition, from the womb onward.  If we and our...
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Whole Body Health

Healthy Gums = Healthy Body Originally, people thought that oral health care only affected gum health, cavities and loose teeth, without being aware how it might also address larger health concerns. But in recent years significant links have been discovered. If you had a chronic...
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Professional Cleanings

Benefits of Professional Teeth Cleaning Caring for your gums is much easier and more effective when there is no armored layer of calculus (calcified plaque also known as tartar) adhering to the teeth and inflaming the gums.  Therefore, we recommend that you allow a dentist...
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