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The Thyroid: How One Little Gland Can Affect Your Oral Health

Little things mean a lot, as the song goes, and that’s certainly true for one little powerhouse of a gland: the thyroid, which sits just above your collarbone and just below your larynx (voicebox). The hormones it secretes affect every tissue and organ and cell in your body. They regulate

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Assessing Your Oral Health with Phase Contrast Microscopy

Despite what decades of advertising have led a lot of people to believe, a healthy mouth isn’t a germ-free mouth. In fact, a germ-free mouth isn’t even possible. Your mouth is always teeming with microbes, including viruses, fungi, parasites, and an estimated 20 billion bacteria. More than 600 species of

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Keeping Tooth Enamel Intact – the Fluoride-Free Way!

Keeping Tooth Enamel Intact – the Fluoride-Free Way! Looking at a tooth, it can be hard to realize that each one is a living organ. They look so hard. White. Bone-like. But that’s just the enamel you’re seeing, which protects the living tissues inside. In fact, enamel is the hardest

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Oral Health & Lyme Disease: A Two-Way Street

Oral Health & Lyme Disease: A Two-Way Street Summertime is outdoor time, and here in New Jersey, that also means a time when you’re more likely to meet up with the deer ticks that carry B. burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Up to half of those ticks carry

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Oral Care During Your Pregnancy

Oral Care During Your Pregnancy Some myths are particularly hard to bust – like the belief that you should avoid the dentist during pregnancy. Nothing could be further from the truth. Sure, there are some procedures that should be delayed. Having mercury amalgam fillings removed, for instance, is something to

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What Is Leaky Gut And The Oral Connection

What Is Leaky Gut And The Oral Connection Just like every other part of the body, your mouth is connected to your gut. When there are gut imbalances, oral health may suffer and vice versa.  One of the ways leaky gut will manifest itself is through the common periodontal disease

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You Are What You Eat: How Your Diet Affects Your Oral Health

You Are What You Eat: How Your Diet Affects Your Oral Health As Holistic practitioners, we pride ourselves on understanding how we must treat our bodies in an effort to ensure they are as healthy as they can possibly be, inside and out. The process towards maximal health is multifaceted

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What To Do When Bad Breath Happens!

What To Do When Bad Breath Happens! Let’s be honest: Everyone has experienced stinky breath at some point, whether it’s because you just ate a plate of garlicky pasta or it’s been a while since you last brushed. The primary cause: Bacteria that live in your mouth and break down

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Safe Swaps For Oral Health

Safe Swaps For Oral Health Like many things in our lives that we haven’t thought twice about — it might be worth taking a look at what’s inside the products you’re using to keep your mouth healthy so you can potentially make some better choices. For example, popular toothpaste brands

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Bad Summer Habits

Bad Summer Habits  If you want to avoid dental problems and dental inconveniences this summer so you can enjoy your time in the sun, then our team at Holistic Dental Center of New Jersey and Dr. G. would like to help you! One thing you can do is avoid bad

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