The Best Probiotic Foods for Your Brain

The Best Probiotic Foods for Your Brain

by Tom Soracco May 12, 2019

If you’re already taking probiotic supplements, or have added probiotics to your diet, then you are already familiar with the benefits they have for your health. But did you know that those benefits from probiotics may also include boosting your brain power as well?

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Is Coffee Good for Oral Health?

Is Coffee Good for Oral Health?

by Tom Soracco May 08, 2019

Well, according to a study published in the first quarter of 2009 of the Journal of Conservative Dentistry, coffee consumption can actually help prevent cavities. Evidently, coffee has antibacterial and anti-caries (anti-cavity) properties.

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Is There a Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's?

Is There a Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's?

by Tom Soracco May 06, 2019

In Medscape, a February 2019 medical article suggests a very real link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s and that gum disease (and poor oral hygiene in general) can play a role in the onset of dementia, supporting the idea of pathogen-related dementia.

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Are Probiotics Bad for You?

Are Probiotics Bad for You?

by Tom Soracco May 03, 2019

Probiotics are likely one of the most potentially misunderstood dietary supplements out there at the moment. Chances are that you’ve heard of the benefits of taking them. But what about the downsides? Are there any potential risks in taking probiotics? Find out more...

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A Look at Cancer Prevention Foods–Easy and Affordable Options to Start

A Look at Cancer Prevention Foods–Easy and Affordable Options to Start

by Tom Soracco May 01, 2019

Many medical experts now agree that, besides keeping you healthy, diet plays a major part in cancer preventionEating healthy does not mean spending your last dime to do so. Fast foods, processed foods and prepared meals are not only expensive but in the long-run add up to huge medical bills, poor health and unhappy living. 

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Can Probiotics Help with Dementia and Your Mental Health?

Can Probiotics Help with Dementia and Your Mental Health?

by Tom Soracco April 29, 2019

Beyond maintaining the balance of “good” and “bad” bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract and oral cavity, probiotics may also play a role in promoting better mental health.

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5 Must-Try Ways for Vegans to Get Probiotics

5 Must-Try Ways for Vegans to Get Probiotics

by Tom Soracco April 22, 2019

Eating right, and living healthily, does not have to be a chore. Probiotic food is a delightful way to promote health. But probiotic food isn’t limited to dairy. So, whether you’re a full-on vegan, or only vegan “part-time”, grab a spoon, and dig into these delectable probiotic treats that are sure to tantalize your taste buds, and boost your health!

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Finding My Purpose as a Holistic Dentist

Finding My Purpose as a Holistic Dentist

by Paul Omalley April 12, 2019

“Well, OK Doc, I guess we just have to pull ‘em all out and go with false teeth then… “

These words came out of the mouth of a young man in his early 20’s. This case really shook my world as a dentist. 

After time spent living, working and practicing as a dentist in the somewhat rural area of West Texas, I was used to having to replace bad teeth with bridges or full-sets of false teeth in the older population set. But this was a young man that should be in the absolute prime of his life.

Unfortunately, there wasn’t much that traditional dentistry could offer him but to pull all of his teeth and have him spend the rest of his life with the discomfort and setbacks of false teeth.

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Probiotics and Cancer Prevention

Probiotics and Cancer Prevention

by Tom Soracco September 01, 2018

Probiotics and Potential Anti-Cancer Properties

One area of probiotic research that has seen much interest of late is their potential anti-cancer properties. Additionally, research has shown that cancer growth can be promoted by bacteria within the body as well. Find out more about how a healthy bacterial micrbiome can help to protect you from cancer.

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Oral Health and High Blood Pressure

Oral Health and High Blood Pressure

by Tom Soracco August 15, 2018

A recent scientific study has linked periodontal disease and poor oral health with not only higher blood pressure but with the fact that poor oral health actually appears to interfere with the effectiveness of treatment to control high blood pressure. 

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The Benefits of Kale–Part of Our Whole Body and Oral Health Superfoods Series

The Benefits of Kale–Part of Our Whole Body and Oral Health Superfoods Series

by Tom Soracco August 01, 2018

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Periodontitis and Oral Bacteria Connects to Cancer

Periodontitis and Oral Bacteria Connects to Cancer

by Tom Soracco July 13, 2018

Healthy teeth and gums are more important than ever. Scientists have long known that there is a link between periodontal disease and various forms of cancer. Now, Swedish researchers have defined an actual mechanism behind why bad oral bacteria can greatly increase your risk of developing cancer.

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