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Empowered Dentist, exploring health, nutrition and evolutionary medicine
Empowered Dentist, exploring health, nutrition and evolutionary medicine

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Your teeth are a hungry system for vitamin D. The role in mineral and tooth formation is well established. But can we detect vitamin D deficiency earlier? Bleeding gums may be one of the first signs you’re not getting enough!

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by-bottle decay is one of the most tragic conditions I see as a dentist. A young baby’s full dentition is black and rotten. What’s the cause of bottle decay? Bottles of course, but there is more to the picture. Why does rampant childhood decay occur?

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Chronic bad breath can be due to many problems in the body. Testing options (breath, digestive and fecal testing) can help identify the cause. I’ve put together a quick 9-step guide to cure the most common causes of bad breath here:

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Mouthwash is like throwing a grenade into your mouth. We’re only aware of roughly half the species that live in the mouth. The action of mouthwash is yet to be understood. Loss of diversity is known to cause disease. Don’t use mouthwash for fresh breath!

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Do you suffer from restless sleep? Grind your teeth? Snore? Poor sleep can wreak havoc on your long term health. Prevent future health problems with these 7 quick natural remedies to help you improve your rest.

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Nutrigenomics is an exciting field where we can see how nutrition shapes our genes. You are no longer bound by your genetic ‘destiny’. Your epigenome is listening to every bite you take! How do we know? A fascinating example lies with honey bees…

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Kids present commonly in the dental practice with these conditions. Allergies, mouth breathing, swollen adenoids and tonsils. It all points to poor breathing, which stunts upper jaw growth and increases the risk of orthodontic braces which we can prevent.

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Bad breath is a signal from your microbiome. It can originate in the mouth, or deeper in the gut. Probiotics are showing good promise in helping to heal and cure bad breath. Healing the mouth means healing the entire digestive system.
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The oral microbiome sends thousands of bacteria to your gut everytime you swallow. That's every second. How does this affect your health? In nearly every way you can think of. Healthy eating means eating a dose of probiotic, microbiome friendly foods.

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Post-nasal drip is chronic congestion leaking into the back of the throat. It’s a very common condition that can cause chronic bad breath. The characteristic smell is a ‘cheesy’ odor. Not nice, but once the source is found, treat the cause!
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