How do we create a healthy oral microbiome? For the mouth-body connection to be healthy there should be balanced, healthy flora in the oral cavity.
The word ‘microbiome’ shouldn’t be intimidating. It simply means “the community of microbial residents in our body.” Coined by Nobel Prize winner Joshua Lederberg, the term describes the ecological community of microorganisms that literally share our body space.
You might not know this but your tongue has the amazing ability to tell you—ok maybe more like show—what’s going on in your body, in particular your organs.
Moms and Dads from coast to coast are familiar with the ‘back-to-school’ drill: Start getting the kids to bed earlier; go shopping for new school clothes; begin school registration process—a literal checklist of preparation tasks to look forward to. Of course all of these are important must-do’s. However, this is also a great time to […]
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 intestinal immune system resides in these 30 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]