Your mouth may be dark and slimy, but it is one of the most mighty parts of your body! There’s a whole other world inside your oral cavity that contributes to the entire health of your body. Learn more about your powerful oral microbiome and its role in systemic health here.
Sure, you keep your smartphone up to date, but what about your oral hygiene? With the wide variety of oral care products on the market, it can be stressful to choose the best option. Luckily, we’ve saved you the time researching so you don’t have to settle.
DrBonnie360's life experiences are far from mundane: she began her career as a dentist, then became a Wall Street analyst and consultant after a hand injury prevented her from continuing on with dentistry, and finally started Your Autoimmunity Connection when faced with the lack of resources available to herself and her family members as autoimmune patients. This winding trajectory in conjunction with her diagnoses has given her ample insight into how to manage autoimmune and chronic conditions with the curveballs life throws your way. Here DrBonnie360 introduces her eBook to help chronic illness patients like herself prosper and thrive.
Maintaining good oral health is necessary not just in order to avoid cavities and the dentist's drill, but in order to sustain proper systemic health as well. Here are three of DrBonnie360's best tips on how to keep your oral health in long-lasting, pristine condition.
Antibiotics not only kill detrimental bacteria, but also healthy bacteria. Our friends from Daily Dental Care have a deep understanding of this concept, and so they've kept this in mind while developing their Oral Care Lozenges. Click here to find out more of how Daily Dental Care has allowed for the selective elimination of bad bacteria through careful nutrient regulation.
Sometimes, bacteria don't like each other, and that's the story behind BLIS: bacteriacin-like inhibitory substance. Click here to learn more about the bacteria that help maintain your oral microbiome by bullying other not-so-nice microbiota.
Outlandish names sound great on Pokemon, but terrible on autoimmune diseases. Here we dive into some of the most intimidating-sounding autoimmune diseases and explore how your mouth might be the gateway to their development.
We've all heard the question, 'What would you do for a Klondike bar?' but rarely do we ask 'What would a Klondike bar do for you?' For all you ice-cream-loving readers unsure if your oral cavity is good enough for reciprocated love, fear not! Here's some of our favorite teas, probiotics, and pills that will give you a healthy oral microbiome worthy of a Klondike bar.
Envision this: it's summertime, and you leave a banana peel on the kitchen counter. The next thing you know, fruitflies are inhabiting your space as though they pay rent, and they have found their way to the rest of your house. It goes without saying that no one likes fruit flies, and if your house were a sentient being, we're sure it's probably more irritated than you are. What if we told you that your body's equivalent to a rotten fruit is... a rotten tooth? And that your body's equivalent to an irritated house is... your body? Take a look with us as Dr. Bonnie explores how periodontal health plays an integral role in the development of diseases beyond the mouth.
Written by: Hailey Motooka, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Most people have personal reasons to practice good oral hygiene, whether to get a whiter smile, have minty fresh breath to impress a date, or just to prevent cavities…