Smile More with these Summertime Foods

  “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson RW Emerson sure knew how to enjoy summertime—and so can you!  In fact, you might actually have a little more to smile about when you make the most of those natural summertime foods!  The bountiful supply of summer […]

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Toothbrushing–Ionic Style!

Toothbrushing – Quick History Did you know that the first humans started brushing their teeth over 5000 years ago?  As long ago as 3,000 BC, ancient Egyptians constructed crude toothbrushes from twigs and leaves to clean their teeth.  This same manner was also used by Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Indians—some actually fraying the end of […]

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Oil Pulling 101—The Basics

What’s 5,000 years old and actually GOOD for your teeth?  The ancient Ayurvedic art of Oil Pulling, of course! If you’re scratching your head because you’re not actually sure what oil pulling is, don’t sweat it.  Just sit back and click on the video below: DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate Congratulations!  You are now an oil […]

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Beverage and Oral Health Series: Does Your Beverage Pass the ‘Acid Test’?

You probably don’t think much about the acid content in the beverages you consume on a daily basis; however, you might want to start.  Do you realize how many of our daily beverages and foods contain acid?  Many are natural, healthy foods; however, over time, when sipped on regularly, can increase your risk for tooth […]

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Beverages and Oral Health Series: How to Drink Water, Ayurvedic Style

We often think about the foods we eat and how they affect our health, but beverages are also a huge contributor to our overall wellness. This blog series “Beverages and Oral Health” will focus on how the many beverages we drink impact our holistic and oral health.  So let’s start with the most basic of […]

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Cavity Prevention and Safe Treatment for Kids

As our kids grow, we love to journal the many milestones of their lives….their first smile, their first tooth, their first step, etc.  Of course, there are some milestones we aren’t looking forward to—their first cavity.  Certainly, being proactive and practicing preventive care are the best steps to reducing the odds; however, cavities may still […]

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Brushing Matters—Teach Your Kids Early

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! DrTung’s thought it would be a good time to provide some tips for parents to help their kids incorporate useful oral health care habits and techniques into their daily routine.  The first question we hear a lot is “When should my child start brushing his or her own […]

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Wellness Trends to Start Your Year Off Right

As the new year rolls in, we are almost programmed to seek out ways to improve our lives. This is not a bad thing; however, we need to make sure we don’t go overboard in our expectations.  After all, the point is to achieve wellness, peace and serenity…not to add more stress to our already […]

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