Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. An herbal remedy of chamomile and linseed oil taken four times per day for one week significant improved the symptoms of dry mouth in … Read More
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Children who supplemented for 2 weeks with a probiotic, in addition to ( brushing, flossing, tongue scraping and rinsing with chlorhexidine), had the greatest improvement in oral … Read More
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. The antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and wound healing properties of aloe vera, when used as an adjunct to the treatment protocol, contributed to the significant improvements in chronic periodontitis.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Chewing gum, high in eucalyptus extract, 5 times per day for 12 weeks significantly improved plaque accumulation and gingivitis in the 32 participating subjects compared … Read More
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Those with chronic periodontitis, who added a probiotic lozenge containing L. reuteri to their scaling and root planing regime, experienced a significant improvement in plague inhibition due to the anti-inflammatory … Read More
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. After 30 days of coconut oil pulling, study participants saw a 51.6% decrease in gingival index and a 60.3% decrease in plaque index.
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Of the 75 school-aged children, those who had 3 months of treatment with the probiotic Streptococcus salivarius M18 experienced a significant improvement in Cariogram score as well … Read More
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Participants, who rinsed with either a chlorohexidine mouthwash or a ginger/rosemary/ calendula mouthwash, significantly improved gingivitis, bleeding, and gum plaque compared to the placebo group.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In a study with 4708 subjects, higher vitamin E levels were associated with a better score in periodontitis.
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Honey is antimicrobial, helps with pain reduction, and has cancer fighting properties.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers found that rinsing with sesame oil (called oil pulling) was as effective as chlorhexidine in reducing bad breath and the bacteria that cause it.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A probiotic lozenge reduced the risk of gum disease by 40% over those in a control group.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Patients using lemon juice and lemongrass experienced 88% recovery from oral thrush.
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. This study analyzes the risk of excessive fluoride consumption which leads to bone deformations and teeth discoloration. It was analyzed in skeletons from an ancient … Read More
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. A study on the effect of Frankincense, (traditional anti-inflammatory medicine containing boswellic acid) showed significant improvement in gum health, gingivitis and other conditions that affect gum health.
Written by Gene Bruno, MS, MHS – Dean of Academics, Huntington College of Health Sciences. Propolis, rich in many nutrients, boasts antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties.
Written by Susan Sweeny Johnson, PhD, Biochem.