Is my saliva acidic?

Is my saliva acidic?

It may have been a few years ago.  Do you remember discussing pH in high school chemistry?  Here’s a quick recap, in case it has been awhile.  pH is a number that ranges from 0 to 14.  You can think of 7 as the middle.  So, for example, water has a neutral pH...
Fluoridation Debate, Redux

Fluoridation Debate, Redux

This editorial in the New York Times, Sunday Review makes a couple of interesting points about fluoride that we agree with. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called fluoridation of water supplies one of the top 10 public health achievements of the...