I cannot wait to share today’s guest with you! Dr. Alvin Danenberg is a periodontist who has been treating patients with gum disease for over 44 years. He incorporates aspects of nutrition and lifestyle change as part of his cutting-edge laser protocol which treats periodontal disease. And we’re gonna delve into that today.
In 2015, he was appointed to the faculty of the College of Integrative Medicine, and he created the college’s integrative periodontal teaching module. So he’s a world-renowned expert in this topic. He has certifications in functional medicine as well as the ADAPT training from the Kresser Institute. And he’s also the author of a book called Crazy Good Living: Healthy Gums, Healthy Gut, Healthy Life.
He’s incredibly qualified and so very kind, and I can’t wait to chat!
Episode Highlights With Dr. Al Danenburg
- Learn the reason plaque isn’t always bad
- Why our ancestors didn’t get gum disease and we do
- The real reason animals in the wild don’t have tooth decay and domesticated animals do
- A fascinating way that what we eat affects our oral health
- The factor that is just as important as brushing to keep healthy teeth
- How our mouth affects the nitric oxide levels in our body
- The surprising way that certain mouthwash products can raise blood pressure!
- How the gut microbiome affects the oral microbiome
- The three primary and important reasons for dental plaque
- How leaky gut and leaky gums are connected and what to do about it
- How to clean the tongue correctly
Resources We Mention
- Crazy Good Living: Healthy Gums, Healthy Gut, Healthy Life by Dr. Alvin Danenberg
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- An Easy 3-Step Approach for Healthy Teeth (Without Flossing)
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- How to Brush Your Teeth Correctly
Do you or your kids struggle with cavities or other dental health problems? What do you think of Dr. Al’s advice? Also, please take two minutes to leave a review on iTunes. I value knowing what you think and this helps other moms find the podcast as well!
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