Like so many subjects in medicine and dentistry, the internet is full of misinformation and misunderstandings around receding gums. It can be super confusing. Some resources will say you can grow back gum tissue while others will say you can’t. One site might tell you that receding gums are a result of brushing too hard…Read More
At some point in the journey each of us takes toward optimal oral health, we wake up to realize that we have to take better care of our teeth and gums. Unfortunately, at this point, most of us simply increase what we are doing, assuming for example, “I must not be brushing my teeth…Read More
Why are some subjects, like xylitol, so polarized? Some experts praise them while others throw them under the bus? In the same vein as our article on the safety of brushing with baking soda, today let’s explore whether it’s a safe and wise choice to use xylitol in the mouth on a regular basis.
It’s an unfortunate reality that most people in western culture still consider oatmeal a healthy way to start the day. In part 1 of this 3-part article series, we discussed the role that diet plays in tooth decay. In part 2, we explored foods that we should eat to help support greater oral health. In…Read More
This article is part 2 of a 3-part series exploring the fundamental role that diet and nutrition play in our ability to create optimal oral health. In the first article in the series, “What Causes Tooth Decay? (AND How Can We Stop it?)“, we explored how our diets have a big impact on our dentinal…Read More
To us, it’s critically important to help heal the misunderstandings that our culture has around how to navigate the path to greater oral health. After all, tooth decay has deep implications about the level of whole-body health that each of us experiences on a daily basis. In this 3-part series diving into the role of…Read More
Here is an easy, quick tool that drastically supports greater oral health while increasing our immunity as well! Just to make sure weʼre all on the same page, letʼs cover the statistics according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. 92% of adults have tooth decay 42% of children have tooth decay…Read More
Several years ago, we wrote a somewhat inflammatory article on why we don’t drink kombucha as a habit. Fundamentally, the post addressed the potential amount of fluoride in tea and, therefore, kombucha. You can read the article at the link above in case you missed it. In publishing the article, we learned an incredible amount…Read More