Dentistry and nutrition work hand in hand. Because most disease is caused by inflammation, what we see in the mouth is a picture of what is going on in the body. When inflammation is present, bacteria that cause disease gain a foothold and our immune systems cannot overcome the pressure of being overrun by these high risk bacteria. Thus we become sick, our gum tissue bleeds, and we get decay.
There are 8 principles of Nutritional Health. They are: