oral health complications

Diabetes & Oral Health Complications – Part 3

Diabetes & Oral Health Complications – Prevention and Hope Having shared the basics of diabetes as well as some of the signs and symptoms in our recent blog series, we now offer something to smile about.  That is, healthy lifestyle choices and activities – including good oral health care – may be key contributing factors […]

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Popular Questions and Answers about Smart Floss®

As with any great product, questions always arise—how to use the product, why it’s better than the competitors, how to maximize using the item, etc.  So, if you’re new to Dr. Tung’s Smart Floss®, this is a great article for you.  And even if you’ve been happily using the product for a while, keep reading […]

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Plaque and Health, Part 2: How to Remove Plaque

As we learned in the previous blog post Plaque and Health Part 1: What is Plaque?, plaque is a harmful community of microorganisms – known as a microbial biofilm – found on tooth surfaces. Plaque buildup can lead to other oral health and overall health issues, so it’s important that you practice habits to remove […]

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Plaque and Health: Part 1 – What is Plaque?

What is Plaque? Plaque is a harmful coating that is constantly being produced in the mouth, an ideal environment for the growth of bacteria.  (Saliva helps maintain the pH range and also provides nutrients to feed bacteria.) According to Dr. Phillip B. Marsh in BMC Oral Health, plaque is a community of microorganisms known as a […]

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Kombucha and Teeth: How to Maintain Good Oral Health

Kombucha is a popular beverage touted for its health benefits, like natural probiotics. Though it comes in a spectrum of varieties, it is essentially a fermented tea – that is concocted with sugar and sometimes different flavors (e.g. fruits, herbs, etc.) – and is full of beneficial bacteria. It becomes naturally carbonated throughout the fermentation […]

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4 Oral Health Tips for the Holidays

A healthy smile should be at the top of your wishlist this holiday season. During this time of year our immune system is more vulnerable to illness, especially during heightened periods of travel. Sugary treats and indulgent occasions also abound. In spite of all this, you can keep up your wellness game with these simple […]

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DrTung’s makes Coconut Oil Pulling Easier, and Faster!

Oil pulling is the practice of swishing or ‘pulling’ oil in your mouth for a period of time in order to pull toxins from the body. While it has recently regained popularity through celebrities and social media, it is actually an ancient Ayurvedic daily practice that has been used for thousands of years. Sesame oil […]

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