Dental health

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Mind?

  “All areas in his life were being negatively affected, and to my horrific dismay, even his teeth were deteriorating!” recalled practicing dental hygienist Lisa Stillman in RHD Magazine. Stillman’s son was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 19-years old. Her son is just one of many individuals with a severe mental illness (SMI) that will face […]

Sugar can wreak havoc on your dental health.

America’s Sugar Addiction & Its Effect on Oral Health

Meet Larry Hammons, a Kentucky native that has a serious infatuation with soda. Larry is barely 18 years old, yet needs 26 of his remaining teeth to be extracted and replaced with dentures.   “As a kid, I was never worried about my teeth and I would take a pop everywhere I went,” Larry recalls […]

oil pulling What is oil pulling and can it really help improve your dental health?

The Scoop on Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is a new fad in “DIY” medicine, where people swish with oil for about 20 minutes a day. Advocates of oil pulling claim that it whitens teeth, improves gum health, reverses cavities, and cures hangovers, along with helping with a range of other ailments.   There are a lot of big claims about […]