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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

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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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The quip Toothbrush: An Honest Review

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS We interviewed the creators of quip to find out the secret to successful oral care. Now, Dr. Bonnie and interns Becca and Annie got to try quip’s toothbrushes and toothpaste so we could see for ourselves what the hype is about and give you an honest… Continue reading The quip Toothbrush: An Honest Review

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Burst – A Toothbrush Approved by the People

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, Ellen M. Martin In efforts to familiarize ourselves within an evolving and rapidly growing oral care industry, we here at Your Autoimmunity Connection have interviewed a wide variety of companies with products ranging from nano silver mouthwash to the world’s first oral microbiome probiotic. We thought we had… Continue reading Burst – A Toothbrush Approved by the People

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Elementa’s Mouthrinse: The Secret’s in The Silver

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA and Becca Malizia, BS While 100-year-old Ford antique cars are cool to look at in museums, would you use one as your everyday car? No, that wouldn’t be practical! We are constantly updating our smartphones, our wardrobe, and getting the newest and latest in technology and products. So why… Continue reading Elementa’s Mouthrinse: The Secret’s in The Silver

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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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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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The Excitement of Being an Early Adaptor for Seqster

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 New Year goals by starting ambitiously and organizing my personal health record. The image below… Continue reading The Excitement of Being an Early Adaptor for Seqster

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Part 2: Updating my Visual Health Story with Pictal Health

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 ritual. My eagerness derives from my persistent desire to understand and overcome my chronic health… Continue reading Part 2: Updating my Visual Health Story with Pictal Health

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13 Unique Autoimmune and Chronic Illness Gifts

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS Do you or a loved one suffer from an Autoimmune disease or chronic illness? Struggling to find that perfect gift for someone you care about or even what to ask for yourself? Here are some ideas for meaningful, and also useful, autoimmune relevant gifts to add… Continue reading 13 Unique Autoimmune and Chronic Illness Gifts