Food & Nutrition

Knowing what to eat and drink, when to eat and drink is important for good oral hygiene and also for a good nights sleep!

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Beet and Watermelon Salad

I’m a huge proponent of getting your nutrients from your food instead of using supplements. This recipe captures the freshness of summertime on your plate and is perfect for boosting your nitric oxide levels. Also, it contains some bonus L-citrulline and L-arginine too! Beet and Watermelon Salad Beet and Watermelon Salad Servings 2people Servings 2people Ingredients Salad4…

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5-Minute Paleo Tuna Salad

When you first read the definition of the paleo diet, it can be a little overwhelming. How am I going to eat food I love when nothing can be processed and I can’t have grains, dairy, legumes, and more? Look no further! Dr. Burhenne is sharing a delicious, simple, and paleo-friendly recipe for tuna salad.

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Looking for a new paleo-friendly recipe? This tuna salad is easy AND delicious! | AskTheDentist.com

Soothe Inflamed Gums with this Turmeric Golden Milk Tea

Gum disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world—60% of us have it.
When did we become okay with this? It’s not normal for a population to be this sick! If we were talking about heart disease or diabetes being this prevalent, we’d call those rates unacceptable. And yet, gum disease persists. Many of us, including dentists, think of gum disease such as gingivitis and periodontitis as solely a problem of dental health. If you feel pain in your mouth, you have gum disease, or you sense that any part of your body is inflamed, then please consider the great power your next meal has on your ability to heal.

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Soothe Inflamed Gums with this Turmeric Golden Milk Tea

What Is a Root Planing?

What is a root planing? f you have gum disease, you have calculus and tartar below the gum line, and that means you’ve not had a dental cleaning frequently enough. The tartar that’s building up above the gum line is slowly creeping down past the gum line. So, the gum doesn’t quite attach to the tooth directly.

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