Oral Microbiome… What is it?

How does it affect the Body? The US Surgeon General In 2000, called the mouth “the mirror of health and disease in the body.”  When most people look at their mouths, they think it is a closed system. Meaning it has no effect on any other part of the body. No pain...

Vitamin K and Dental Health

Most of us think about the effects of key nutrients in our diet and their effect on our overall health.  We are just beginning to learn about the importance of Vitamin K2 and its implications on our systemic health, including our dental health.  The Healthy Mouth...

Early Childhood Cavities

Early childhood caries (ECC) affect the teeth of children under the age of six years.  Today we are going to discuss what you need to know about ECC cavities in kids, including common causes, treatment options, and prevention tips. According to the Global Burden of...

Stop Mouth Breathing Easily

Mouth breathing refers to the act of breathing through the mouth instead of the nose.  Mouth breathing is generally a result of an obstruction to the nose, making it difficult to intake air. Chronic mouth breathing may be associated with several illnesses. Risk...

Health Starts in the Mouth

When I was younger, I had high fevers, and I was given an antibiotic that stained my teeth. I was made fun of, pointed at, laughed at, and asked if I owned a toothbrush. This experience shaped the direction of my life and why I am doing what I do today. Talk about...

BURSTkids Sonic Toothbrush

This Sonic Toothbrush Is Made Especially For Kids Cavities are the #1 preventable childhood disease; as a dental hygienist for over 30 years, the statistic has not changed. I became a BURST ambassador because I love their products, and this company is phenomenal...