Welcome to the Mouth Body Doctor Website

Dental materials and dental procedures have far reaching effects upon health that are only now being acknowledged. The MouthBody Doctor defines a new paradigm of holistic dental care which recognises the interrelatedness of the health of the mouth to that of the body and the role of nutrition in oral and facial health and development.

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    Video: Captain Kirk Battles Mercury Fillings


    Centuries in the future and nearing leave on the planet Vulcan (with its sophisticated dentistry) Captain Kirk and Doctor Spock wrestle with the illogicality of the official position on the safety of dental amalgam. 2 mins Relevant products: For more … Continue reading

    Video: How Toothbrushes Are Made


    This short video shows the processes involved in manufacturing toothbrushes as we know them today. 5 mins  Relevant products: For more information about oral hygiene read Great Teeth for Life: The Secret to a Lifetime of Good Dental Health by Dr … Continue reading

    Why Some People Develop Tooth Decay and Others Don’t


    This article is by the late Dr. George Meinig, DDS, FACD who was a founder of the Association of Endodontists who uncovered Dr Weston Price’s extensive research into root canal treatments in retirement and wrote Root Canal Cover-Up in an attempt to … Continue reading

    Research: Oil Pulling Effective For Bad Breath

    Coconut Oil

    A study comparing  the efficacy of oil pulling with chlorhexidine (an antimicrobial agent) was recently published in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. In this study, Indian researchers divided 60 female students into 3 groups. One group used sesame oil, another used … Continue reading

    Research: Metabolic Disturbances in Relation to the Teeth


    This talk by Charles F Bödecker DDS was delivered over eighty years ago to the dental department at Columbia University. In his talk Dr Bödecker tries to raise awareness of the link between nutrition and dental decay as hitherto “The … Continue reading