Hello, I’m Dr. Paul Gilbert. This is the brief story of how my life changed from traditional dentist, to holistic dentist, to retired dentist no longer seeing patients in a dental office, to counseling people how nutrition and holistic dental care are the keys to gaining control of their dental health.
My mother was a big influence on my passion for nutrition and dental health long before I ever considered dentistry as a career. When I was a young child, my mother would turn on the radio to listen to Carlton Fredericks, a pioneer nutritionist who firmly believed that food is your best medicine.
My father was a dentist with a dental office in our home. Many of his patients had cavities in their teeth, which he would fix with silver filings. Silver fillings were made by rapidly mixing a metal powder that was part silver, with pure mercury. Half the filling material was mercury. So it didn’t take long for my father’s office and the home to become contaminated with microscopic droplets of mercury. The tiny droplets of mercury evaporated into the room air and became invisible and odorless mercury vapor. Neither my mother or father realized what was happening. Years later I finally discovered how mercury toxic I had become from breathing in the highly poisonous mercury vapor.
My dental career
A good education was very important to both my parents. So I decided to enter dental school, get a professional education and become a dentist, just like my dad. That was in 1958. I’m sure my parents were quite proud of me when I graduated in 1962 from the dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia.
I started seeing patients as an army dentist in 1962. Two years later I began my career as a dentist in private practice. It was a typical, traditional suburban dental practice. Like my father and most other dentists, I used mercury-silver fillings.
I become holistic
By the late 1970’s, I was beginning to understand how anything that gets into the human body has either a negative or a positive impact on your health, just as Carlton Fredericks had said years earlier. My thinking became more holistic, and I decided to completely stop using silver dental fillings because of all the mercury in them. Fortunately, I was able to offer my patients safer non-metal tooth colored dental filling materials that had recently been developed.
Not using dental fillings with mercury was definitely a milestone in my growing passion for nutrition and health. I was beginning to practice what would eventually become known as biological dentistry.
My health gets messy
By the early 1980’s, in spite of my determined attempts to remain healthy, I was beginning to experience the pain of kidney stones. I had already learned that mercury exposure, even in very small amounts, could eventually make you sick and destroy your health. I wondered if this unexpected health problem might be in some way connected with mercury. I was puzzled because I took vitamins every day and I had already stopped using mercury fillings.
One answer came from the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, a science based professional organization I joined in 1985, made up of dentists, physicians, research scientists and other health care practitioners. While attending meetings and listening to lectures, I discovered I was still being exposed to mercury. Although I had not been using mercury fillings for a long time, I was taking them out if patient’s asked me to remove them from their teeth. I didn’t realize that taking out mercury fillings exposed me to as much mercury as putting them in.
The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology eventually developed techniques for safely removing mercury fillings from patients, but that wasn’t until the last few years of practicing dentistry.
No more ordinary vitamins for me
The other answer, a holistic solution to my nagging health problem with kidney stones, came unexpectedly. In 1994, while on vacation with my wife and still searching for a way to put a stop to the kidney stones, I was introduced to a small food supplement company with a rather remarkable philosophy. This company believed that the level of health of your entire body is intimately connected to the quality of the foods you eat. They backed up that philosophy with a remarkable line of pure, clean super food supplements derived from natural and organically grown nutrient rich foods.
I wondered if these supplements might help with my kidney stones. Although a bit skeptical, I thought I would give them a try. I figured, had nothing to lose. This is what happened to me after I started using them:
My first realization that these supplements were special was when I began to experience a noticeable increase in energy, especially in the afternoon.
Then I became aware of sleeping better, with dreams in vivid color.
When the company made digestive supplements available, I added them to my diet. That pretty much put an end to an embarrassing digestive problem I suffered with since I was a teenager.
I had a lower back tooth with a cavity. Sometimes dentists get cavities. My dentist said I should have a root canal because the tooth hurt at times. I believed the nerve would heal once the cavity was cleaned out and a new crown was placed on my tooth. After I got the new crown, my tooth healed without ever having a root canal.
Later I became aware of the fact that I was almost never sick. I rarely experienced a cold. I have never had the flu. I have never been given a flu vaccine.
I did have one tooth with a root canal that was done many years ago when I was still in dental school. Although it was comfortable most of the time, I knew that it was always a source of germs that my body had to constantly fight off. I finally had the tooth removed several years ago. The dentist who removed my tooth said he typically sees bone loss in other patients in the same situation. Much to his surprise, there wasn’t any in my mouth. He was so impressed he asked the other dentist in the office to look where my tooth had been a few moments before.
I had an implant placed so I wouldn’t show a missing tooth when I smiled. Sometimes implants don’t take, especially if the jaw bone is unhealthy or if some of some of the bone is missing. I already knew my jaw bone had to be extremely healthy and none was missing. It was a no-brainer my implant would take. It did.
My gums are always healthy. They are pink and never bleed. My teeth are just as tight in my jaws as they were when I was younger. Frankly, I’m glad I’ll never know how many dental treatments these wonderful supplements helped me avoid.
Oh, about those kidney stones. The symptoms just slowly vanished.
How could all this have happened? For me there is only one answer. Even though I thought I had been eating well, the supplements clearly provided badly needed nourishment that I wasn’t getting before, allowing my body to regenerate and heal. It’s really that simple.
These powerful super food products provided me with missing nutrients essential to regaining my health. First, they supplied critical nutrients I absolutely needed to cleanse my body of years of accumulated toxic substances. Second, they provided my body with vital nutrients that allowed my body to regenerate and heal.
Even the digestive supplements contribute to the same end result. They free up energy that normally would be use for digestion, allowing your body to utilize the energy for regeneration and healing.
Helping you the same way I was helped
Although I am now fully retired from active dental practice, I am in a unique position to be your dental adviser-counselor and put you on the path to dental health. I say that with absolute confidence because of my many years of experience as a holistic dentist and a user of these special whole food supplements.
The health giving benefits of these natural food supplements extend to every part of your body, including your teeth and gums. The nutritional support they provide may make all the difference in how successful you will be resolving your current dental trouble, whatever it is, and how effectively you will be able to prevent future dental problems. Pretty good odds considering the supplements are safe and there are no side effects.
If it weren’t for this natural health food I found years ago, I wouldn’t have the healthy teeth and gums I still enjoy today. The supplements worked for me. Why wouldn’t they work for you?
The company that provides the supplements offers a no questions asked, 90 day money back guarantee. That’s because they are confident you won’t be disappointed. I feel the same way.
Let me help you. Allow me be your personal health counselor and share the information that led to my dental health successes. You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain — perhaps even avoiding painful and costly dental treatment. All you have to do is complete the short form for my Free no obligation nutritional consultation or call me at 732-329-8713 Monday through Saturday between 10 am and 6 pm Eastern Time.
Thanks for giving me this opportunity to offer my experience and service to you.
Dr. Paul Gilbert