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Health and Oral Health 1

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Periodontal disease is the most common disease in the world with 90% of the adult population affected to some lesser or greater extent. The microorganisms that can be found in the mouth would be considered a serious threat to health … Continue reading

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Health and Oral Health 2

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This article continues from Health and Oral Health 1. Oral health and strokes The first US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and its follow-up studies of nearly 10,000 adults have conclusively found that having gum disease doubles the … Continue reading

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Video: Blotting Technique of Toothbrushing

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The originator of the blotting technique, the late Dr Joseph Phillips D.D.S. M.S. explains and demonstrates his theory of how improper brushing and flossing actually causes gum disease. He developed a toothbrush with hollow tynex nylon bristles to be used … Continue reading

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Oil Pulling Therapy

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What is Oil Pulling Therapy? Oil Pulling is a therapy that has its origins in the ancient Ayurvedic medicine practice of oil gargling. It involves rinsing your mouth with vegetable oil for between 15 and 20 minutes. This has the … Continue reading

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Audio: Oral Health and Heart Health

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Dr John Luther DDS, the Chief Dental Officer For United Healthcare discusses the research linking oral health to heart health and diseases such as diabetes. with Melanie Cole. Click to learn more about the link between oral and systemic disease. … Continue reading

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Audio: Connecting Dentistry and Medicine

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The dentist and author Dr Robert Kulacz discusses the connection between oral and dental health and general health with Deborah Ray. Click to listen to┬áDr Ray Kulacz. Relevant links: Book review: The roots of disease Audio: Dr Adams’ OneRadio interview … Continue reading

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