Manjistha powder in bowl

Oil Pulling Concentrate Ingredient Focus — Indian Madder / Manjistha / Rubia Cordifolia

The mouth is the gateway to, and start of, the digestive system that extends for about 30 feet in adults. Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark reminds us that removing irritants from the digestive tract and replacing them with agents for digestive support helps promote a healthy “gut immune barrier”.1https://drgeetamakerclark.com/healthy-living/healthy-digestion (Our immune system resides mostly in these 30 feet). As an important start to our microbiome […]

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DrTung's wins 2 international design awards

Activated Charcoal Floss Wins, Not One, But TWO Prestigious DESIGN AWARDS

iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 DrTung’s was a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, a world-renowned design prize, in the discipline PACKAGING. Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD, which was celebrated this year in Munich, Germany. DrTung’s Activated Charcoal Floss won over the […]

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Ayurveda & Balance: Morning Routine

A few years ago we shared information about the Ayurvedic morning routine. With so many of us leading such busy lives–and feeling that time is being compressed–we thought it would be good to  revisit the age-old wisdom of living a balanced lifestyle. To this end, practicing consistency is a key to success. As Ayurvedic physician […]

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breastfeeding and oral health

Dental Health Benefits of Breastfeeding Shared with Dentists

Several scientific studies show that children who were breastfed showed oral and overall health benefits. The British Dental Journal states that dentists are now being advised to read about the positive oral health benefits of breastfeeding in the first year, which includes a decreased risk of dental caries (tooth decay).1 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41415-019-0056-6?WT.ec_id=BDJ-201902&sap-outbound-id=6244D3DAE835D8033012EDED29AC6E3E71C7818E Keep in mind, even […]

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world oral health day

World Oral Health Day

March is a busy month for DrTungs! The team just recently successfully exhibited at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA. This show is truly the mother of all natural product shows, with nearly 100,000 attendees and a continually growing number of new natural product brands. Although an incredibly exciting show, the team is […]

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World Wildlife Day

We share the planet with millions of beings and innumerable species, and we live each day amongst them as friends and fellow sentient beings. But there is one special day for all of us to show appreciation for creatures great and small. March 3 is World Wildlife Day as declared by the United Nations in […]

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National Children's Dental Health

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.1https://www.ada.org/en/public-programs/national-childrens-dental-health-month We at DrTung’s really like this year’s slogan: Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.  It really is the fundamental building […]

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Toxic Flossing—Know Your Risk

Most dental professionals recommend flossing after meals, or at least once a day, to protect against plaque and periodontal disease.  But a recent article in USA Today lays out some stunning information from a new study that found higher levels of the PFAS (perfluorohexanesulfonic acid) in women who flossed with Oral-B Glide compared to those […]

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yoga, exercise

Exercise and Oral Health: YES—There is a Connection

For many of us the New Year is a time to make resolutions and pledge to exercise and live a healthier lifestyle.  We join a gym, sign up for a spin class, check out the latest Yoga trends, purchase some new athletic wear, or just make a commitment to amping up our daily physical activity….Why? […]

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