Why Cavities Happen (Cure Tooth Decay Tour Part II)

Oh Man. You feel that aching sensation. That dreaded feeling you continue to ignore. No, it cannot be, your mind says... You have a cavity.

Tooth decay is caused a deficiency of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that the body needs to build healthy teeth. It also results from eating, drinking, or exposure to too many life depleting substances. First we need to understand...

What is a Cavity?

A cavity is when a tooth decays and the barrier between the saliva, and the tooth root or pulp, is breached. The inner part of the tooth contains blood vessels and a nerve. The nerve registers pain and you feel a toothache as a result.

Cavity Anatomy

Eventually you will feel more pain, and thus require a dental treatment to block the pain by protecting the sensitive nerve in the tooth. If the cavity is allowed to progress, the inside of the tooth can become infected; this is called an abscess.

Do not Blame Yourself For Cavities

Although you are completely responsible for your life and health, I encourage you to not blame yourself for your cavities.

The reason I say that is because most of the time people are not educated properly as to the real cause of cavities. Since you did not fully understand the real reason for your tooth decay, how can you be expected to act in a way that would prevent the decay?

The New Cavity Science

“Daily, the calcium and phosphate of the enamel migrates out of the teeth to the bones, heart, brain and other places where it is needed. This is called by dentists demineralization.”

Tooth decay begins many generations back.

“The weakness of calcium deficiency is passed from parent to child. By following the same paternal pattern of ‘poor food selection,’ each new crop of babies becomes weaker. ‘The sins of the parents are passed on to the third and fourth generation.’”

The weakness is caused not just by a lack of calcium, but by a lack of fat-soluble and water soluble vitamins. When Dr. Price analyzed the foods used by isolated primitive peoples he found that they provided several times the water soluble vitamins (B,C), several times the minerals, like calcium and phosphorus, and at least TEN times the fat-soluble vitamins (A,D,E,K) than the displacing diet that causes tooth decay.

In other words, our modern diet is deficient in bone building nutrients, and as a result, many people get cavities and as they age, tooth loss.

Special Foods Are Lacking In Our Modern Diet

Many indigenous tribes ate raw grassfed butter, fish eggs, shellfish with the organs and organ meats of wild caught animals. Many tribes required a period of premarital nutrition, and children were spaced to permit the mother to maintain her full health and strength prior to her next pregnancy. Thus children were born into a world with a high degree of physical excellence.

Since we hardly eat foods rich in fat-soluble vitamins in our modern culture, and since we do not practice a special time of preparation for pregnancy, we have created an environment where tooth decay is likely to happen.

Continue the tooth cavity tour. Go to part III, learn about foods that stop tooth decay.

Other people have learned the secrets to stopping cavities with the published book Cure Tooth Decay

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