THIS WEEK ON WHAT’S THE JUICE PODCAST…
As somebody who research herbs and conventional drugs, I do know that our our bodies work optimally after we deal with them as a complete. Dysfunction in a single system impacts the remainder of our being. No problem is remoted, and therapy strategies completely should take that into consideration. Our society is similar manner. We can not thrive when part of our group suffers. We’re all linked!
This brings me to at present’s visitor on What’s The Juice, Dr. Mark Burhenne, who typically goes by Dr. B. Dr. B is a purposeful dentist who didn’t cease studying after he graduated from dental faculty. As an alternative, he selected to check the foundation reason for dental points and get tremendous acquainted with one a part of the physique: The mouth. On the core of his learnings is the truth that the state of our oral microbiome immediately impacts our general well being.
Ultimately, it truly is all about UNITY and Dr. B has some critical perception into how our mouths can have an effect on our intestine, enamel, mind, and extra… You able to study all about it?
LET’S GET JUICY!
Right here’s Dr. B’s backside line: You possibly can’t be wholesome except you’ve addressed your oral well being.
Dysbiosis (an imbalance of micro organism) in your mouth can result in dysbiosis within the intestine, and as we’ve discovered, our intestine well being impacts our complete physique. Oral dysbiosis is WAY extra widespread than most individuals notice and comes with some fairly tell-tale signs.
Signs of Oral Dysbiosis:
- Unhealthy breath
- Bleeding gums
- Salvia consistency
- Plaque and tartar
- Systemic illness
For some purpose, individuals appear far more snug with the concept that we are able to have an imbalance of micro organism in our intestine than in our mouths. It sounds gross—I get it. But it surely’s SO necessary to grasp! Not solely will taking good care of your mouth make your intestine more healthy, it’ll cut back irritation all through your complete physique and make your pores and skin clearer as properly! I at all times discover a big distinction in my pores and skin once I’m flossing and oil pulling.
THE SURPRISING SECRET(S) TO ORAL HYGIENE
For those who learn that title and thought “Brush twice a day with toothpaste, floss usually, and get common cleanings” you is likely to be each proper and improper. As with most issues, the reply to correct oral hygiene lies with our ancestors.
In a current examine, 10 individuals weren’t given entry to toothbrushes and floss and fed a paleo food regimen for 4 weeks. Although these individuals weren’t brushing or flossing, their oral well being improved, suggesting a robust connection between food regimen and the stability of micro organism in our mouths.
Okay, so perhaps that doesn’t shock you… however how about this: Do you know that the majority oral well being merchandise aren’t managed by the FDA? This contains toothpaste, mouthwash, and different customary oral care merchandise. How loopy is that?? As an alternative of utilizing these merchandise which may be creating an oral dysbiosis, Dr. B introduced some alternate options.
Thoughts-blowing oral care suggestions from Dr. B:
- Don’t use toothpaste with fluoride or important oils
- Don’t use mouthwash
- Tape your mouth shut while you sleep
So if in case you have Colgate or Crest toothpaste or mouthwash in your toilet drawer proper now, this episode is for you! And the mouth taping factor? We go manner into that on this episode and by the point we stopped recording, I used to be 100% satisfied to offer it a attempt.
THE SPIT PART
Saliva is one thing we don’t discuss typically, despite the fact that it’s such a significant a part of our physique’s skill to perform!
What saliva does:
- Protects the enamel, mouth, and mucosa
- Maintains a balanced pH stage
- Improves speech and digestion
- Gives the lubrication wanted to swallow
- Protects in opposition to ulcerations within the esophagus and abdomen
- Helps remineralize enamel
For sure, it’s extraordinarily necessary to have sufficient saliva and to have saliva that’s the right consistency. On this episode, Dr. B offers us sensible methods to guard our saliva like respiration by means of our nostril, being extra considerate about when/how we brush our enamel, the merchandise we use (or don’t use), and after we eat.
THE LAST DROPS
After Dr. B dishes on subjects like oral prebiotics, amalgam fillings, and the connection between c-sections and gum illness, I ask him to get juicy on a pair oral well being practices I’m tremendous excited about: Tongue scraping and oil pulling.
Dr. B offers us his tackle these practices and presents a routine for every day oral care.
Dr. B’s really useful oral care routine:
- Oil pull for a couple of minutes about as soon as a month.
- Flossing as soon as every day.
- Brush with a hydroxyapatite toothpaste a minimum of twice every day.
- Tongue scrape every time you sweep.
I completely perceive that oral care generally is a tough topic for some individuals. Many people have skilled traumatic dentist appointments that precipitated ache and worry, and I need to say that I SEE YOU. Please pay attention in as a result of we additionally wrap up this episode with some useful ideas for individuals who really feel anxious about seeing the dentist.
In case your resistance to seeing a dentist is born out of disgrace, Dr. B closes with some reassuring phrases…
“In each case, it was by no means as unhealthy as they thought it was.”
Thanks for tuning in, seeing the larger image, and—in fact—staying juicy!
FIND DR. B ONLINE
DR B’S WEBSITE: www.askthedentist.com
DR. B ON INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/askthedentist
DR. B’S TEDx TALK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdzzvhB5rhg
PETE’S PALEO: https://www.petespaleo.com/
DR. MARK HYMEN’S WEBSITE: https://drhyman.com/
FLUORIDE ACTION NETWORK: http://fluoridealert.org/
RISEWELL TOOTHPASTE: https://risewell.com/
BOKA TOOTHPASTE: https://www.boka.com/
THE 8-HOUR SLEEP PARADOX: https://www.amazon.com/8-Hour-Sleep-Paradox-Sleeping-Unhappiness-ebook/dp/B015DIQBZ6
DR. B’S MICROBIOME OMELET: https://askthedentist.com/dr-bs-microbiome-omelet/
THE ORAL MICROBIOME RESET: https://askthedentist.com/oral-microbiome-reset/
THE SMART CHOICE (FILLING REMOVAL): https://thesmartchoice.com/
TONGUE SCRAPER: https://www.amazon.com/BreathRx-Tongue-Scraper-Scrapers-bulk/dp/B01LMO2AXM