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quip’s Secret to Successful Oral Care: Going Back to Basics

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, Ellen M. Martin Maybe you’ve seen it on a social media ad, plastered on a wall in a busy airport terminal, or popping up unannounced before a YouTube video. You may have even heard about it on a podcast. Regardless of where you have seen it (or heard… Continue reading quip’s Secret to Successful Oral Care: Going Back to Basics

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The Little Things that Matter — Oral Bacteriophages

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, BS and Becca Malizia, BS  So we’ve been talking a lot about bacteria, specifically the millions of bacteria that live in our mouths. We’ve talked about the geographies they live in, communities they form, the good guys, the bad guys, and most importantly how they influence oral… Continue reading The Little Things that Matter — Oral Bacteriophages

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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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Visual Annotated Oral Microbiome Research Bibliography (Improved & Expanded )

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka Created by: Hailey Motooka When we think of the word ‘ecosystem’, perhaps the first image that comes to mind is a lush forest comprised of communities of flora and fauna interacting with each other. We think ecosystem, and we think big. Yet every ecosystem rests on a… Continue reading Visual Annotated Oral Microbiome Research Bibliography (Improved & Expanded )

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7 Must Do’s with an Autoimmune Disease

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Did you know that it takes about 17 years for new scientific discoveries to be translated into mainstream conventional medicine (1)? While this doesn’t seem like a huge amount of time considering everything that goes into the process (i.e., replicated studies, animal trials,… Continue reading 7 Must Do’s with an Autoimmune Disease

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The Oral Microbiome: Critical for Understanding Oral Health and Disease

By Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA and Ellen M. Martin As a dentist trained in the 1980s, I am happy to report that much of what I learned in dental school so many years ago may no longer apply.  New understanding of the microbiome is changing our ideas about health and disease, and is pertinent to… Continue reading The Oral Microbiome: Critical for Understanding Oral Health and Disease

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Our Guide to Bridging the Autoimmune Abyss through New Discoveries

By Tiffany SimmsIn light of our enormous autoimmunity research, we understand how hard it is to face 67 slides of only article and book citations with no context. So! We’ve put together a table of contents with a brief abstract for each section to aid your exploration. The Invisible Epidemic: Incidence and Prevalence  Autoimmune Diseases… Continue reading Our Guide to Bridging the Autoimmune Abyss through New Discoveries

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Starts in the Mouth?

Did you know there is a mouth-body connection? Research has demonstrated a link between periodontal (gum) disease and rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease. Although oral health and joint pain may seem unrelated, as we learn more about the oral microbiome, they may be closer than we imagined. Mysteries of the Mouth The oral microbiome is… Continue reading Rheumatoid Arthritis Starts in the Mouth?