Your diet plays a much bigger role in your smile than you might think! The western diet leaves us deficient in nutrients that unfortunately affect our jaw and teeth, causing the need for braces. In this episode Dr. Steven Lin, a world leading functional dentist and author of the Amazon #1 Best Selling Book – The Dental Diet, shares the nutrients we need to keep a healthy smile and the foods we must avoid. He also talks about the oral microbiome a relatively new discovery and how this plays a role in everything you eat. Health is never one dimensional, an this goes the same with your mouth. Dr. Lin shares how proper breathing while awake and sleeping can change the structure of your mouth and affect your sleep. We also touch on brushing your teeth, chemicals in products like toothpaste and mouthwash and much more! Your mouth can tell you a lot about potential health problems so its an important area to understand and be aware of. Enjoy episode 24 of The HealthSimple Show Podcast.
Dr. Steven Lin
Dr. Steven Lin is a world leading functional dentist, TEDx speaker and author of the International #1 Amazon Best Selling Book, The Dental Diet. As a passionate preventative, whole health-advocate, Dr. Lin focuses on the understanding of dental disease through nutritional principles. His work has highlighted that crooked teeth and the orthodontia epidemic are a diet based problem, and that it needs to be public health policy to prevent braces in the next generation of children.
Podcast Notes & Links:
The Dental Diet Book: https://www.drstevenlin.com/the-dental-diet/
Luminous Dentistry (Central Coast, NSW, Australia): www.luminousdentistry.com.au