Dr. J Tim Rainey will talk about biomimetic dentistry and the importance of maintaining the correct pH balance in our mouths. He strongly believes we should turn the need for repair of decay and treatment of periodontal disease from a "need" to a "choice" through education. He's with the Texas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Chef John Csukor is a culinary consultant to the California Fig Advisory Board, and he knows that when California figs are added to baked goods, the finished recipe has a higher moisture content contributing to longer shelf life. In addition the rich flavors meld well with warm spices for a special treat!