Teeth - Their Permanent Preservation
( Originally Published 1934 )
The only way in which to permanently keep our teeth is to be sure we possess a good nose as defined herein a common foundation of good health. In the "Dental Digest," September 1924, the writer published a treatise on the teeth, which he termed "The Relationship of the Nose and Throat to the Teeth,"Their Permanent Preservation." Such an highly optimistic aim as the keeping of most of our teeth throughout our lifetime is possible. To date, we have proven to our satisfaction in quite a number of cases that the retention of most of our teeth during one's lifetime is a possibility. If one desires to preserve the teeth in good order throughout one's lifetime, it is essential to possess a good, healthy nose as described and defined herein. Putting it more concretely, in order to prevent our teeth from decaying, prevent or cure pyorrhea and thus retain our teeth, it is absolutely necessary to possess a common foundation of good health. The person's common foundation of disease must be removed and the common foundation of good health must be maintained as such at all times and not allowed to fall back into a common foundation of disease. Teeth will stop decaying, pyorrhea will be arrested and cured from the moment the patient is common foundationed and only then; otherwise loss of teeth will continue until all or almost all are gone.
Good, healthy teeth cannot continue to exist as such in the presence of a common foundation of disease. No matter how frequently and thoroughly the most efficient dentist corrects all dental defects in a person's, mouth, these dental defects and also new ones will return and continue to recur and extend as long as any abnormalities such as are included in a common foundation of diseases are allowed to remain in the nose. And the reverse of this is equally true and for that matter, axiomatic; the presence of bad, decaying teeth, the continual loss of more and more teeth or persistent spongy' and pyorrheal gums are indicative of the existence of abnormalities in the person's nose the presence of a common foundation of disease.
Let us take the case of the elderly lady who has lost all her teeth which have been replaced by two plates of false teeth. She lamentably asks, "Why can we not keep our teeth as long as we live?" and the answer is : We can if we follow the rules and the practices of this common foundation system of medicine for permanent good health.
Frequently, up to thirty or forty years of age, people are told by their dentists that the teeth can be saved. The middle-aged or old patient is told that pyorrhea is incurable and that the teeth, or what is left of them, must be removed; many teeth become loose and their possessors are told that such teeth must be removed. All loose teeth must not be removed; most of them will become firm and strong under common foundationing, especially if taken in time. Pyorrhea is never incurable. Properly common foundationing the patient immediately controls and quickly cures pyorrhea. This is the answer to the old lady, which, however, must first be learned by the profession, both dental and medical.