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More Evidence That Oil Pulling Works

While the ADA continues to say that there are “no reliable scientific studies to show that oil pulling reduces cavities, whitens teeth or improves oral health and well-being,” evidence that oil pulling works continues to pile up. The latest findings were presented...

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Mouth-Body Health, Periodontal Health

The Perio-Systemic Link

One of the big challenges of gum disease is that it’s easy to overlook symptoms until the disease has progressed quite a bit. There’s typically no pain, and even tell-tale signs such as puffy gums or blood when you brush and floss aren’t apparent in every case....

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Mouth-Body Health

The Mouth – Body – Mind Connection

Chronic inflammation is one of the common denominators of gum disease and systemic illness. But “systemic” includes more than just physical conditions but mental, as well. Through recent years, there’s been a rising tide of both medical and media interest in the...

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