A myriad of microscopic organisms, bacteria, and fungi reside in our mouths--but recent findings in the emerging field of the oral microbiome show that they are actually helping rather than harming us! In fact, an imbalance in our oral microbiomes can cause many dental diseases. This makes it important for us to be able to track and maintain the microbial flora and fauna living withing our mouths. Here DrBonnie360 provides a reflection on her experience using CosmosID to sequence her oral microbiome.
Do you currently have your phone in hand? Maybe you’re reading this very article on an electronic device? Do you ever think to yourself, “I wish I had more time to do things I enjoy?” If you answered yes to any of these questions, it may be time for a digital detox.
Although we’re supposed to brush our teeth for 2 minutes, how many of us have actually timed ourselves? Our idea of 2 minutes may actually be more like 45 seconds. The Quip toothbrush is here to help, making teeth brushing not only effortless, but fun!
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.
Silver nanoparticles--doesn't this sound like the secret weapon in a science fiction movie? In fact, it is the secret weapon in Elementa's latest mouthwash! DrBonnie360 deep dives into this new oral care essential and the benefits of silver in your mouthwash.
Pop culture is inundated with designer clothes, luxury bags, and foreign sports cars. Now we also have luxury oral care with quip. Not only is quip's line of oral hygeine products luxurious, it's also effective and simple. Here DrBonnie360 dives into the company's brand and goals in an interview with the creator of the "Tesla of toothbrushes," quip.
When buying a new car, house, phone, or even cosmetics, we don’t just settle on the first option we lay eyes on. So why should oral care products be treated any differently? Dr. Bonnie details her experince with Boka, a compnay that created a chemical free, biocompatible toothpaste designed to not only enhance oral health, but overall health.
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…
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…
Birthdays and holiday season present a uniquely perplexing dilemma: what presents should you gift your loved ones? The perfect present combines need, utility, and aesthetics in one--an especially difficult combination to find on the market when looking for gifts for loved ones with autoimmune and chronic illnesses. To ease your search, here are 13 ideas for unique autoimmune and chronic ilness gifts to get you started.