lifestyle, Uncategorized

How To Do a Digital Detox

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS Our phones are an addiction. The average American checks their phone every 12 minutes, with usage totaling over three hours per day according to these stats. Imagine what you could accomplish with 3+ extra hours in your day: three more hours reading a book, or honing… Continue reading How To Do a Digital Detox

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What is oral posture and why should you care?

Written by: Becca Malizia, MS, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin  Did anyone have a mom or grandmother who pestered you over your posture? “Chin up, mouth closed, shoulders back.” While these may have seemed annoying and trivial at the time, it turns out there is more than etiquette at stake! So what is… Continue reading What is oral posture and why should you care?

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, oral health, Uncategorized

How to Cure Bad Breath

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Bad breath (or halitosis) can be caused by dental caries (cavities), gum disease, infections, dry mouth, tobacco, and chronic conditions such as diabetes, gastrointestinal issues, and liver or kidney disease. More recently it has been recognized that an important source of bad breath… Continue reading How to Cure Bad Breath

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How to Remedy Dry Mouth

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Dry mouth (or xerostomia) is a common symptom of certain autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, particularly prevalent in Sjogren’s Syndrome, Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and scleroderma. Other causes of dry mouth include medication use, mouth breathing, and nerves or stress. Dry mouth may increase the… Continue reading How to Remedy Dry Mouth

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5 Diet Tips for a Happy, Healthy Mouth

Written by Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, and Ellen M. Martin  1. Avoid sticky foods Most obviously this could refer to candy, but also think about sweet cakes, licorice, dried fruits, even something like Cheetos that can start off crunchy but quickly gets embedded in your teeth. Sticky foods do just as the… Continue reading 5 Diet Tips for a Happy, Healthy Mouth

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Unusual Aspects of Oral Care: How timing of eating, exercise & mood can affect your mouth

Written by Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, and Ellen M. Martin  Do you often find yourself craving a midnight snack? Who thinks about their oral health while they exercise, or blames poor oral health for their bad moods? While neither of these seem obviously related to oral healthcare, new studies show that oral… Continue reading Unusual Aspects of Oral Care: How timing of eating, exercise & mood can affect your mouth

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Evolution, Nutrition & Oral Health

Written by Becca Malizia, BS and Hailey Motooka, BS It's a wonderful thing when the mentees teach the mentor. My young and talented team combined what they are learning in school with some of the research we do here, enlightening me in the process. Let us know what you think! - DrBonnie360 - taking a… Continue reading Evolution, Nutrition & Oral Health

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Boka — An Oral Care Brand Combining Nature & Modern Science

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, Ellen M. Martin When I go to the grocery store and I stroll through the skincare section, I often find myself browsing through the products, regardless of an immediate need. The options to choose from are so diverse– do I want argan oil or moroccan oil? Something for… Continue reading Boka — An Oral Care Brand Combining Nature & Modern Science

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5 Fun, Romantic & Healthy Valentine’s Day Activities

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS Couples that heal together, stay together. While Valentine's Day is definitely a hallmark holiday, hyped up by advertising and marketing, it still offers anyone an excuse to celebrate the love they share with someone special. The hype around this holiday can put a lot of pressure… Continue reading 5 Fun, Romantic & Healthy Valentine’s Day Activities

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3 Tips to Maintain Long-Lasting Oral Health

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka BS, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin When you think about it, our mouths are pretty dirty places. We trash them on a daily basis by putting all sorts of foods inside, sometimes letting foul language slip out. We kiss, we talk, we laugh, we spit, we… Continue reading 3 Tips to Maintain Long-Lasting Oral Health