A myriad of microscopic organisms, bacteria, and fungi reside in our mouths--but recent findings in the emerging field of the oral microbiome show that they are actually helping rather than harming us! In fact, an imbalance in our oral microbiomes can cause many dental diseases. This makes it important for us to be able to track and maintain the microbial flora and fauna living withing our mouths. Here DrBonnie360 provides a reflection on her experience using CosmosID to sequence her oral microbiome.
Although we’re supposed to brush our teeth for 2 minutes, how many of us have actually timed ourselves? Our idea of 2 minutes may actually be more like 45 seconds. The Quip toothbrush is here to help, making teeth brushing not only effortless, but fun!
Silver nanoparticles--doesn't this sound like the secret weapon in a science fiction movie? In fact, it is the secret weapon in Elementa's latest mouthwash! DrBonnie360 deep dives into this new oral care essential and the benefits of silver in your mouthwash.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, and Hailey Motooka As the new year of 2019 begins, I find myself, like many other people, striving to stick to resolutions such as exercise and more importantly, organization. I decided to address my…
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, and Hailey Motooka As I prepare to visit my rheumatologist next week for a scheduled appointment, I am simultaneously eager and apprehensive to share with her my health updates. This is merely a pre-appointment…
As the vast majority of autoimmune and chronic illness patients can attest, keeping track of our overlapping, protracted, and interwoven health histories is convoluted at best. However, Pictal Health provides an easy, one-stop solution to keeping track of the medications, physical therapy, appointments, and more that compose your health story by simply visualizing it.
DrBonnie360's health story is convoluted and winding with visits and input from numerous doctors and specialists--something she shares in common with the vast majority of autoimmune patients. Seqster offers a novel method for organizing and visualizing your health record. Here are Dr. Bonnie's thoughts and experience.
The "invisble" nature of autoimmune diseases and the incredibly broad spectrum in which these diseases present in different patients make them very difficult to diagnose, often after numerous doctors visits and many years of suffering unkown or incorrect diagnosis. Seqster is actively combatting this issue by combining multiple sources of data to provide an individualized and comprehensive approach to autoimmune health and data.
Your genes are an incredibly important and deterministic component of your entire existence. Though we understand the vital importance of genetics, we are only just beginning to comprehend the expansive magnitude to which your genes can affect your health. This is why 23andMe's genetic testing is so necessary and informative in navigating your health. Here Dr. Bonnie details her experience with 23andMe's extensive genetic library and testing services.
Antibiotics and probiotics are common, household terms that we understand are necessary in maintaining our health. Prebiotics, however, are an emerging helath product that are necessary for promoting the health of our gut and microbiome. Hyperbiotic's Prebiotic Powder provides a simple and smooth product that allows you to fulfill your necessary prebiotic intake with ease.