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Dentist Questions Benefits of Fluoridated Tap Water

Dr. Lewis Gross, director of the Tribeca Center for Integrative and Holistic Dentistry, is a pioneer in fluoride-free dentistry. He has long argued that the present concentration of fluoride in tap water is higher than necessary, and that it may cause fluorosis—white spots on the teeth—and may be harmful to the health. “There is no reliable estimate of the net ... Read More »

Relaxation Dentistry in NYC

Imagine that you have a dentist appointment tomorrow and are scheduled to have work done. Instead of being worried or anxious, you take a little pill and get a great night’s sleep. When you get up, a companion escorts you to the dental office, where you lay back, get a cozy blanket and are given some more relaxing meds. Soon ... Read More »

Overcoming the Pain of Shingles and Genital/Oral Herpes: The Latest Answer

By Dr. Howard Robins Did you have Chickenpox or a “cold sore”? Most everyone answers yes to this question. If you answered yes then you have a Herpes infection. Both types of viral infections are easily transferred by contact with someone who has a current outbreak. You likely may have both! Herpes zoster (HZ) commonly known as shingles is a ... Read More »

The Call of the Day Taps into Our Authentic Self

Jodi Hershey’s new book The Call of the Day focuses on what is taking place today spiritually and how we are called to tap into our authentic self to individually and collectively do our part in, what she asserts is, humanity “moving from our familiar Third-Dimensional ego self into a Fourth Dimension soul self, with the ability to reach higher ... Read More »

Journey of Personal Healing Workshop April 22 and 23

The Barbara Brennan School of Healing (BBSH) will present a one-day experiential workshop April 22 and again April 23 based on Barbara Brennan’s book Light Emerging: The Journey of Personal Healing. Both sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 34 West 28th Street, 3rd Floor. Lisa Van Ostrand, BBSH faculty member and editor of Brennan’s new ... Read More »

Some Healthy Foods Can Promote Tooth Decay

Grains, legumes, nuts and seeds are good for our health, but not necessarily good for our teeth, says Anamaria Pontes, registered nutritionist at Tribeca Center for Integrative Holistic Dentistry. These plant-derived foods contain varying amounts of phytic acid, which fights free radicals and may protect against kidney stones, but also can reduce the effectiveness of certain nutrients in our diet. ... Read More »

Don’t Let Gum Disease Kill You

Recently, there have been no shortage of studies proving a direct link between the bacteria in gum disease causing heart disease, as well as diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, respiratory disease and chronic inflammation.  It is now believed that maintaining good health of your gums, doesn’t just save your teeth, but actually extends your life span. Strangely enough, most of the symptoms of ... Read More »

NAVEL Expo Comes to Sheraton Times Square

The NAVEL Expo—named for its focus on nutrition, aesthetics, vitality, efficacy and life—will come to the Sheraton Times Square May 6 and 7. Since January 2005, the Health Media Group has produced 28 NAVEL Expo events, attracting thousands of people from around the nation and the world who are interested in cutting-edge information, technology and products in the arena of prevention, wellness and results-based medicine. Speakers and presenters ... Read More »

Candidiasis the “Great Impersonator”

by Dr. Howard Robins, MD The Problem Each doctor has told them that they have this or that condition or disease. They show the entire range of classic symptoms of it, don’t they? Then why didn’t their treatments work? The answer is that the true underlying cause was missed or ignored. Ignored because it wasn’t recognized as the real “felon”, ... Read More »

Fall in Love with Yourself

“Unconditional love coach” Judith Costa will present a free lecture on Friday April 28, entitled Loving Yourself Is The Solution from 6:30 to 7:30pm at QuestBookshop, 240 East 53rd Street in NYC. On Saturday April 29, Costa follows with a revolutionary workshop, Fall in Love With Yourself from 10am to 6pm. Costa says the workshop will focus on “the most important relationship you will ever have in your life: your relationship ... Read More »