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I know nothing about Steinman or the validity of h...

2007-03-19T11:16:00.000+11:00

I know nothing about Steinman or the validity of his theory; however, I've allowed publication of the comment without endorsement for those interested. The article appears to be related more to tooth decay than periodontal disease.

In any case, I still believe that as diabetics we need to do both - take good care of our teeth and actively manage our diabetes.

It's not a matter of which is more important. Both are important.



Dr. Steinman's theory of the genesis of dental dec...

2007-03-19T07:24:00.000+11:00

Dr. Steinman's theory of the genesis of dental decay says the direction of flow through the dental tubules determines dental health. The direction is reversed in nutritional and endocrine imbalance. Thus controlling the diabetes is essential for keeping the correct flow. This is far more important than any procedures done in the mouth. See http://www.copalite.com/Fraser_Literature_Review.htm for an explanation of this theory.