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  • How can ‘forwardontics’ change oral care for the better?
  • How can ‘forwardontics’ change oral care for the better?
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Dr. Sandra Kahn on why oral care is a whole-body issue

For many Americans, dental care revolves around achieving the perfect set of pearly whites. But is such a focus on aesthetics healthy? Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Sandra Kahn, the co-author of Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic, to understand how oral health can affect a person’s overall wellbeing.

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Discussions about teeth are often rooted in people’s smiles. But the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a shift in sensibilities around whole-body care, from a focus on immunity-boosting foods to recovery becoming central to exercise routines. Oral care is not exempt from being reimagined, with research suggesting that LivFresh Dental Gel, for example, can deliver measurable improvements in patients with periodontitis, a disease linked with Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and heart disease. [1]

In their book, Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic,Paul R. Ehrlich and Dr. Sandra Kahn investigate how oral health is an ...



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