Practicing health care is both an art and a science. Sometimes much more art and much less science than we would like. Recently, new evidence concerning hormone replacement therapy has caused us to re-evaluate our science, making us doubt what we were sure we knew to be true.

In spite of government insistence there is no cause for concern about mercury in metal fillings, a growing amount of scientific evidence is showing that the mercury in the fillings “leaks out” over time- leaks out into other parts of your body, where it can cause harm. Where it can weaken your immune system.

Another important concept: Teeth are associated with other body organs along the acupuncture meridians. They don’t just exist as though they had no connection with the rest of your body. Root canal treated teeth can play an important role in causing disease.