oral health, oral well-being, Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

Cosmos ID Reveals What’s Really Inside Your Mouth

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, BS, Sarah Hinton Like the shoemaker with badly repaired shoes, I am a dentist with advanced periodontal disease.  For many years I have struggled with rapidly advanced gum disease despite my consistent brushing, flossing, and rinsing routine. I have tried all sorts of toothbrushes, a myriad of… Continue reading Cosmos ID Reveals What’s Really Inside Your Mouth

oral health, patient guides, Uncategorized

Exploring the Oral Microbiome ebook

As a practicing dentist back in the 1980’s, I was feared by most of the patients who walked through my door. Now, in 2019, not much has changed. Dentists are still feared by the public, and the mouth is still viewed as a 'gross' body part, despite its significance in overall body health. Did you… Continue reading Exploring the Oral Microbiome ebook

food matters, oral health, Uncategorized

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

oral health, Uncategorized

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 )

Biohacking, oral health, Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

The Prebiotic Approach to Balancing Biofilms

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, Ellen M. Martin The saying ‘opposites attract’ is normally applied to two people with opposite personalities engaged in an emotional relationship. For Daily Dental Care co-founders Lindsey Huff and Dr. Emily Stein, this meant a fruitful relationship brought about by differing expertise in microbiology and business. The two… Continue reading The Prebiotic Approach to Balancing Biofilms

Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Ulcerative Colitis

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin "My daughter was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at age 5, now 6. I am a physiotherapist working in MSK, occasionally treating RA. In my previous 'life' I was a biochemist. My daughter's diagnosis and subsequent reading made me re-think my view of health and disease.… Continue reading Spotlight on Ulcerative Colitis

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Spotlight on Scleroderma

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Obtaining appropriate diagnosis, effective treatment, and quality care for autoimmune and chronic conditions is often quite challenging. If you have experienced such struggles, then you are not alone. Statistics show that over 50 million adults in the US suffer from autoimmune diseases… so why does… Continue reading Spotlight on Scleroderma

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Spotlight on Lupus

"After decades of my symptoms being dismissed by multiple doctors, I found power in educating myself and advocating for my own needs. We need to make quality, patient-centered care more readily available; patients should never feel alone in their fight for wellbeing." - Anonymous patient participant in our Autoimmunity Voices survey. Obtaining appropriate diagnosis, effective… Continue reading Spotlight on Lupus

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Spotlight on Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis

“I think the idea of improving patient care for those with autoimmune diseases is incredibly important,” - anonymous patient participant in our “Autoimmunity Voices” survey. Our survey of autoimmune patients’ experiences revealed a common theme: the need to improve patient care. As Your Autoimmunity Connection, we share this same goal. Patient care does not just… Continue reading Spotlight on Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis

Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Crohn’s Disease

“I have been struggling with psoriasis for 36 years, and my daughter was recently diagnosed with Crohn’s. I would love to see cures for both in my lifetime”. A patient shared this quote with us back in 2015, when we surveyed autoimmune patients at Stanford Medicine X and shared some of their stories to help raise… Continue reading Spotlight on Crohn’s Disease