General Dental Guidelines

  • The condition of the teeth, gums and periodontal tissues has great impact on one’s health
  • Compromise in these tissues can weaken the immune system
  • It is always recommended to seek help of a biological dentist who is a member of the IAOMT

Gum Disease and Periodontal Disease

  • Association with a number of health risks
  • Bacteria in pockets can enter bloodstream causing systemic exposure and increase risk of developing
  • Endocarditis and hypertension
  • Low birth weight babies, osteoporosis, diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Periodontal disease

  • A preliminary study found a small but significant risk of developing cancer overall and lung cancer in smokers
  • June 2008 Lancet Oncology

Silver Mercury Amalgam Fillings

  • Very toxic
  • Compromises the immune system
  • Gerson patient should wait 6-9 months before removing
  • Patient must be detoxified and immune system stronger
  • Biocompatible testing –

Root Canals

  • Not recommended
  • Bacteria resides in tubules in teeth and spreads to other parts of the body and causes immune suppression
  • Bacteria secretes toxins that may be a factor in the development of cancer
  • Root canaled teeth should be extracted as soon as possible if in good condition
  • Dr. Josef Issles, MD (Famius German doctor treated 1000’s of cancer patients
  • Considered world renowned pioneer of integrated cancer treatment
  • Said that in 40 years of treating cancer patients, 97% of them had root canal-filled teeth
  • See more at
  • If patient is weak, may need to delay the extractions until stronger
  • Options after extractions are implants, a bridge or partial plate (flipper)
  • The Root Canal Cover Up by George E. Meinig, DDS

Dental Anesthesia

  • A Gerson patient is well detoxified and has a higher threshold to pain and more sensitive to drugs

Advise dentist:

  • No epinephrine added to anesthesia
  • Use 1/3 of average dose
  • Start promptly

Oral Hygiene

  • Do not use fluoridated toothpaste of those containing baking soda
  • Only need a tiny amount
  • Weleda childrens; Vuta myr safe toothpastes
  • Floss after meals
  • Irrigate daily
  • Rinse mouth after carrot juices

Irrigating with Ozone

  • Ozone generator: Can order from
  • Click products and select Aqua 6 Multi-Purpose Ozone Generator