The mouth and the rest of the body can influence each other in many different ways. Previously, we’ve explored the connection between our oral health and things like Alzheimer’s, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases. In this expert interview, we continue to explore the mouth/body connection as we chat with Dr. Véronique Desaulniers, DC (aka “Dr.…Read More
We’ve huddled many times on how you can stop children’s tooth decay and help your kids live a cavity-free life. So today, in honor of Mother’s Day, let’s explore some helpful strategies that any mom-to-be can apply to maintain optimal oral health during pregnancy and, at the same time, to also optimize the health of…Read More
Today, let’s go beyond our normal point of focus on subjects like foods to help remineralize your teeth, how to balance your oral flora and traditional strategies to optimize your oral health like oil pulling. A second title for this article could be “How to follow your heart to your optimal healing diet”. As…Read More
Are you ready to get your understanding of the role of the brain in whole body health blown? Here’s an interview with Dr Brandon Brock, a functional neurologist who is hands down the most knowledgeable person in medicine we have ever had the honor of meeting.
Are you ready to go on an adventure? This journey requires great courage and an open mind. Today we want to explore one of the most common oral health myths in our culture: that all plaque is bad. It seems that modern culture loves to over-condense issues and subjects, categorizing things as right vs. wrong,…Read More
Has your dentist ever tried to tell you about the importance of nutrition? Not just the rhetoric of ‘Don’t eat sugar’ but really want to educate you about the critical role of nutrient-dense foods for creating optimal oral health (and whole body wellness)? Neither had we until we started OraWellness several years ago and…Read More
Marisa is a 38-year-old woman, happy wife, and mother of 3 children. In many ways, her life is awesome. That is, except for the recent news that her father has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. “And he’s only 62”, she pondered. She thought that Alzheimer’s only struck old people in the last days of…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.
Can thermal imaging technology serve as a screening tool to assist a person who questions if they have an infected root canal, cavitation, or other chronic dental infection? Some of our most popular articles on our blog all focus on root canals and what you can do about them. In our root canal series,…Read More
We recently came across two separate new advancements in the field of dentistry. Each of them shows quite a bit of promise to us. As many of you who have been following us for a while know, we tend to be pretty conservative when it comes to many of the ‘bells and whistles’ in modern…Read More