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Dr Gray on KLIV May 7th, 2014

Dr Gray on KLIV Airing this week as the “Living Better” feature, Dr Gray’s interview on “Foods that Cause Cavities” which originally aired on 1590 KLIV the week of May 5. Dr Gray published the first research paper for the American Dental Association on the PH of Plaque as it...

Ten Facts about Fluoride Jan 14th, 2014

Ten Facts about Fluoride   CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

Sierra Club calls on SCVWD not to sweep Water Fluoridation “under the rug.” Nov 27th, 2013

Sierra Club calls on SCVWD not to sweep Water Fluoridation “under the rug.” Here is a copy of a letter submitted to the SCVWD questioning the recent Fluoridation Project that we are now being taxed to fund. The Sierra Club believes that communities should have the option to reject mandatory...

AN INCONVENIENT TOOTH Jul 7th, 2013

I believe topical fluoride is beneficial but I don’t believe that we should forcibly mandate all people to ingest it. I believe in informed consent, regulated dosages of “drugs”, and supervised administration of drugs like fluoride. Therefore, I do not agree with mandated fluoridation of water by the Santa Clara...

A little Dental Humor from one of our talented patients… May 9th, 2013

A little Dental Humor from one of our talented patients…

Shortcuts to Optimal Health Jan 10th, 2013

Shortcuts to Optimal Health I received a Omega VRT350HD Juicer from my Nutritionist, Cal educated, daughter this Christmas. My New Years resolution this year is to increase my antioxidant levels to above 50,000 on the scanner by juicing one meal a day and combining it with my regular sub 2200...

New ADA GUIDELINES for Xrays – 2012 Dec 27th, 2012

The ADA’s position on Dental Radiographic Exam Recomendations have been finally updated. The last update in was in 2004. In essence, the recommendations state that Dentists should use their professional judgement on when it is appropriate to use diagnostic imaging as opposed to a standard for all patients. Patients should...

Antibiotics for Joint Replacement Patients not warranted Dec 26th, 2012

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS), and the American Dental Association(ADA) found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the routine use of antibiotics for patients with orthopaedic implants to prevent infections prior to having dental procedures because there is no direct evidence that routine dental procedures cause prosthetic joint...

SCVWD Votes to Flouridate- get your wallet out Dec 19th, 2012

A unanimous vote Tuesday by the Santa Clara Valley Water District endorsed a funding plan for the long-anticipated project for the largest city in the country without fluoridated drinking water. But it will take about two more years to finalize the details and retrofit local water plants to bring the...

2012 Best of San Jose Award Dec 11th, 2012

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Almaden Dental Associates Receives 2012 Best of San Jose Award San Jose Award Program Honors the Achievement SAN JOSE December 4, 2012 — Almaden Dental Associates Care has been selected for the 2012 Best of San Jose Award in the Dentists category by the San...

Santa Clara Valley Water District pushes Fluoridation of Valley’s Water Nov 25th, 2012

On Dec 11, 2011 the Santa Clara Valley Water District will vote on funding their decision to fluoridate Santa Clara County water.  Seventy two percent of U.S. residents have fluoridated water.  Most supporters,  including public health officials, say fluoridation reduces tooth decay — especially for low-income children who don’t have access to dental...