8 Mouth Detox Methods for Oral Health

Jennifer E. Engen

Mouth detox techniques like tongue scraping and oil pulling may help reduce harmful mouth bacteria. But it shouldn’t replace your regular dental care. Much like a juice cleanse or other holistic techniques, a mouth detox aims to rid your mouth of disease-causing bacteria. Left unchecked, these microbes can lead to […]

Tips for better oral health in the age of COVID-19

Jennifer E. Engen

While many people are likely aware of the most common risk factors associated with complications from COVID-19, including diabetes or high blood pressure, a surprising connection has emerged with dental health. In fact, a recent study found people with gum disease who become infected with COVID-19 are at increased risk […]

The Surprising Connection Between Oral Health and COVID-19

Jennifer E. Engen

By Dr. Leonard Weiss, Chief Dental Officer, UnitedHealthcare While many people are likely aware of the most common risk factors associated with complications from COVID-19, including diabetes or high blood pressure, a surprising connection has emerged with dental health. In fact, a recent study found that people with gum disease who become infected […]