Our culture is becoming increasingly fascinated with white teeth. With ‘news’ stories in front of us everyday showing us celebrities with their shiny, very white teeth, it seems that so many of us these days want to have an ultra white smile too. We are told that conventional teeth whitening (bleaching) is safe from…Read More
Brush or Floss First? What’s the Best Order to Brush, Floss, Swish?
We commonly get asked questions regarding the optimal order in which to perform the various strategies we teach for oral hygiene to stop tooth decay, get rid of bad breath, and halt the progression of gum disease. Questions like, “Should we brush first and then floss or floss and then brush?” and, “when should I…Read More
What to do if you really, really don’t like to floss
We’ve been talking a lot recently about the importance of flossing, not only for our oral health but for whole body health as well. We also recently discussed a detailed analysis of what are the best flosses on the market as well as why we are not fans of flosser picks. However, there are some…Read More
How oil pulling helps improve oral health and whole body wellness
Whenever we can find a wellness protocol that has stood the test of time, we always pay special attention. Call us anti-aggressive marketers, skeptical of newfangled stuff, or just old-fashioned—we simply have an affinity toward those tools that humans have been using for many years. Oil pulling is one of these health-giving traditions. We…Read More