2018, wellness trends

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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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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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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Ayurveda and Oral Health Practices: Part 1

  Ayurveda, an ancient tradition of healing from India, works to balance the body in order to holistically improve wellbeing and prevent illness. In order to be as healthy as possible, Ayurveda stresses the removal of toxins, or ‘ama,’ from the body. Many toxins gather in the mouth, so Ayurveda and oral health go hand […]

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Voted Best Tongue Scraper by AsktheDentist.com

We’re honored to be included in The Best Dental Buys of 2015 by Dr. Mark Burhenne (Dr. B, for short) of AsktheDentist.com. As a practicing dentist for over 30 years, Dr. B is a shining voice in the oral health community and greater wellness community, as well, in his focus on the oral-body connection and advocating […]

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Is Flossing Effective?

A new body of research has emerged recently questioning the importance of flossing as compared to other forms of oral healthcare to remove bacteria from the mouth. The Journal of Clinical Periodontology concluded in a recent study that “despite being widely advocated, it is noteworthy that the majority of available studies fail to demonstrate that flossing is […]

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EatLifeBalance March Favorites: Dr. Tung’s Tongue Scraper

We are honored to be included in nutrition and healthy lifestyle blog, EatLifeBalance, as part of their ELB March Favourites rundown! ELB tells us that she has included our Dr. Tung’s Stainless Steel Tongue Scraper to her daily detoxification routine, along with oil pulling, dry brushing, and epsom salts. We couldn’t agree more that incorporating […]

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The Hot Belly Diet: How Digestion Links to Overall Health

We’re just a day away from the launch of Dr. Suhas G. Kshirsagar‘s latest accomplishment, The Hot Belly Diet. In an approach that combines both Eastern and Western medical perspectives, Dr. Kshirsagar, an internationally recognized Ayurvedic physician, demonstrates the direct relationship between one’s diet and its effects on both the mind and body. The diet is a 30-day plan […]

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Oral Health vs. Overall Health

At Dr. Tung’s, our philosophy is based on the concept of “total health” – an approach which emphasizes the role of oral hygiene in overall health. Good oral health is an integral part of overall health, and we integrate modern and traditional knowledge to produce highly effective products. This infographic from 1Dental summarizes just a […]

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