- Paperback: 260 pages
- Publisher: Xlibris (April 24, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1401048943
- ISBN-13: 978-1401048945
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #644,932 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Roots of Disease: Connecting Dentistry and Medicine
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"The Roots of Disease: Connecting Dentistry and Medicine" was written by two men. One of these men is a dentist and the other a cardiologist. For over a decade these two health care professionals have witnessed that the removal and complete healing of infected dental sites can often result in the total healing (or at least vast improvement) of other diseases in the body.
Have you ever been told that root canals harbor bacteria that infect the rest of your body causing displease? That this is also true of sites where wisdom teeth have been improperly removed? I wasn't able to regain my health until my dental issues were dealt with. I no longer have a stressed out immune system and the constant Candida that this resulted in.
This well written, thorough look at the health problems affected by oral infection is a must read for anyone interested in obtaining optimal health.
I suffered some health problems after having root canals and an extraction. Since having Dr. Kulacz perform the surgery, I am back to almost 100%. It's amazing. People, the information in this book is vital to you if you have had dental problems. For those of you considering having surgery with him, I found the entire staff very kind and caring. I had much drilling on both sides of my mouth, and yet did not need much pain meds afterward. It was my body's way of thanking me for getting rid of all the bacteria and toxins! I think this is the answer, folks!
That said, I must admit I don't love this book. While I'm now convinced that a bad root canal can be deadly I didn't get any sense of proportion from the book. If every single root canal was as deadly as charged people would be keeling over right and left. I'm usually part of the "don't take a chance" coalition but the only alternative offered is extraction, and a particularly deep and extensive one at that. There was no emphasis on getting new research or better diagnostic tools. But what was really disturbing was the sense that teeth had no value. They are to be gotten rid of at the least sign of deep infection. And there is no section on dealing with good altenatives. The authors never really state what replaces the extracted teeth - dentures? implants? baby food?
All in all, if you suspect your teeth or dental work are "not quite right" despite a clean checkup this is a good read.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Amazing to learn how root canals do indeed affect health!
I do have and read Meinig's book "Root Canal Cover Up".
Both books are a must to read! Read more
I'm almost half way through reading this book but I wanted to write a review. Prior to this book I read Uninformed Consent by Hal Huggins. Read morePublished 4 months ago by doesitmatter
As a Naturopathic doctor my wish is that all patients were familiar with this information.Published 12 months ago by Miss A
This is a superb book that should be read not only by anyone considering a root canal, but by every practicing dentist and doctor, as well as by anyone who has a root canal and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by P. Douthwaite MD
Well written and easy to understand with information found nowhere else. Thanks so much!Published 12 months ago by Bluewater Publications
Even though the cover has an almost cartoon appearance, this book's subject has to be one of the biggest medical crisis today. Read morePublished 16 months ago by W.G. Whitney
Very complete review of the problems with orthodox dentistry and what to do about it. Will help empower others to take charge of there own choices in dental care. Read morePublished on August 23, 2013 by Lawrence
educate yourself before committing to live long mistakes. world of bacteria and affect on our health is very well explained in money making machine of dentistry known to us at the... Read morePublished on September 10, 2012 by Ljuban Milutinovic
Remember the dentist who, recently, was stripped of his right to practice after word got out that he was filling cavities with stainless steel paperclips? Read morePublished on November 10, 2010 by A