The many worlds of acid and your mouth

The many worlds of acid and your mouth


There are many different aspects to acidity that can affect your mouth.  Let’s see if I can make this simple for you to understand.


In chemistry neutral is defined as a pH of 7.0, anything below is considered acidic and above is basic. … read more

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Any carbonated drink can be harardous to your mouth

At Southern California Dental Health Associates our goal is to also keep you updated with ways to help keep your mouth, and consequnetly, the rest of your body as healthy as poosible.

Recently, I had to opportunity to listen to one of my mentors, Kim Kutsch, on a podcast that he did recently. … read more

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I may be old but……….

Kaaboo 2018 was the second time that I have had the opportunity to go to this multi-cultural music/comedy/food/art event.  It takes place at the Del Mar race track just north of San Diego and covers 3 days


The first time was two years ago when my younger brother Dan got married and there was all sorts of family there.   … read more

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New York with a little Philadelphia thrown in

Sometimes vacations can be as simple as sitting by the pool or beach and just relaxing.  And sometimes vacations can be go go go.  My trip to New York was mostly go go go but there were some memorable moments and some learning on my part that was pretty incredible.… read more

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Going Up….a Ballet on the 32nd Floor

Time for a blog on a personal experience I recently had.


Until Tuesday of this week I have never even heard of the American Contemporary Ballet.  In fact, anything to do with ballet wasn’t even on my radar.  I know that I saw parts of Swan Lake or The Nutcracker at different times in my life, but I can’t remember going to the theatre just for a ballet.… read more

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What drinking soda can do to your body part 2

Last month I wrote about what happens to your body right after you drink a soda.  This month some other interesting facts about sodas.


If you think moderation is the key sip on these facts.  One soda a day can double your chance of developing type 2 diabetes and according to The Nurse’s Health Study which followed 90,000 women for 8 years, drinking a soda a day added about 10 pounds of fat in 4 years.… read more

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The following list is what happens when you drink a sugary soft drink kept simple.

  1. 10-12 teaspoons of sugar enter your system (your stomach doesn’t react to the extreme sweet because of everything else in the soda)  Can you say hello cavities and acid erosion
  2. 15-20 minutes later your blood sugar spikes and this causes your insulin levels to react helping promote fat storage in your body.

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Possible the most inexpensive way to prevent gum disease

At Southern California Dental Health Associates we take a strong stand against gum disease.  We believe that the mouth is a gateway to the rest of the body and the American Heart Association has said that gum disease is the same risk for heart disease that smoking is. … read more

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Take the 2 Minute Challenge

I have a confession to make, I hate to stretch.  Maybe because it hurts since I don’t do it, or maybe because I was told when I was young I would never be that flexible, but most likely because I am lazy about it. … read more

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Just Do It

Nike has a really good tag line don’t they…”Just Do It”  It can apply to so many places in our lives.  For those of you who have followed my blog I have been advocating for everyone that when it comes to their individual health.… read more

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