COVID-19 Vaccine: My Take as a “Holistic” Healthcare Practitioner

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dr. Mark Burhenne (@askthedentist) “How could you advocate for getting the vaccine? I thought you were a holistic dentist.” I’m getting this question a lot, and the answer is this…⁣ I’m a healthcare worker. When you’re a healthcare worker, you have to think of your patients, especially more vulnerable populations, such as my patients with chronic illness, taking prednisone or antibiotics, and the elderly.⁣ I’m above age 60.⁣ I saw my son-in-law, a healthy guy in his early 30s, get hospitalized with COVID complications. His lungs

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Benefits of Oral Probiotics & Best Strains

Probiotics are microorganisms (mainly bacteria) that provide benefits to humans – from the prevention of bad breath and cavities to improved gum health.  Probiotics in oral health are supported by years of research, although the number of human clinical trials is limited.  Still, many patients are unaware of the potential benefits that dental probiotics can offer.  What are dental/oral probiotics? Oral probiotics (or dental probiotics) are specific strains of bacteria known to support a healthy mouth and improve oral health. They encourage the growth of good bacteria and stop the growth of bad (pathogenic) bacteria. Like the gut,

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Interview: “We feel that people want to come to the ADF congress to meet up”

PARIS, France: After the cancellation of the French Dental Association (ADF) congress in 2020, a new edition of this event, which dental professionals look forward to every year, is about to take place. From 23 to 27 November, the dental world will meet at the Palais des Congrès in Paris to learn, discover innovations and, perhaps, challenge themselves. Drs Julien Laupie and Joël Trouillet, dentists and secretary generals of the ADF, were kind enough to share their feelings, explain what motivates them and give details of this new edition of the congress.Did you miss our

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