Why the Oral Microbiome is the Key to a Healthy Mouth and Body
More than 700 diverse species of microorganisms reside in our mouths. This oral microbiome is essential to oral- and overall health by protecting against harmful pathogens, assisting with the digestion of food, boosting our nutrition, and tuning our metabolism.
12 Ways to Optimize Your Oral Health on World Oral Health Day
World Oral Health Day is celebrated on March 20th. More than 3.5 billion people worldwide suffer from oral diseases, which are caused by a range of modifiable risk factors. This article provides 12 things to consider that you can do to achieve optimal oral health.
Essentials of gum health
Healthy gums are essential for maintaining healthy teeth and bones in your mouth. Conversely, gum disease increases your risk of developing such chronic diseases as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, dementia, and pregnancy complications.
What to do if you suffer a dental injury while playing sports
Dental injuries are common in sports. If you're an athlete, you need to know what immediate steps you can take to minimize the damage.
DIY dental TikTok trends to avoid
Everyone wants a beautiful smile, which might explain why do-it-yourself dental hacks have been trending on TikTok, with many users sharing their personal teeth whitening, teeth straightening, and even tooth extraction techniques.
In the struggle against dry mouth, saliva quality matters just as much as saliva quantity
Taking back control of your oral health means addressing the nutrient imbalance in the saliva--not just producing more ‘nutrient-poor’ saliva. Improving your diet and reducing stress are two powerful ways to improve the quality of your saliva.
Why it matters that we recognize TMJ Awareness Month
November is TMJ Awareness Month. TMJ Disorders affect millions of people worldwide. And if you have dry mouth, it could even exacerbate your symptoms.
Thanksgiving foods you can enjoy (and should avoid) if you have dry mouth
Thanksgiving Food Recommendations for People with Dry Mouth
The Healthy Mouth Restoration Guide
A science-backed and holistic three-step blueprint for achieving lasting relief from aggravating dry mouth symptoms.
The rise of post-pandemic, stress-related tooth damage--and how to avoid it
On 22 August 2022, I was interviewed by ABC affiliate WCVB, Boston's leading TV news network.
The 3-minute health segment