I am an open-minded guy. I don’t pretend that many of the ideas and treatments we employ today will still be the standard fifty years from now. As clinicians, we are held to the standard of care dictated by sound research which takes time to prove after years of evidence.
That being said, I am always looking for new ideas, methods, treatments and better ways of doing things, as I believe many in the health field do.
Oil pulling has become a hot topic recently. I am seeing more and more patients utilizing this method of managing their gum tissue, but with varied results, ranging from spotless to “OMG, what happened?”