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Category: Oral Health


Oral Health

Discovering the Vital Role of Saliva for a Healthy Mouth and Body

Most people don't give saliva much thought. But did you know that at every moment of every day, your saliva is affecting your health?

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Oral Health

The Personalized Breath Mint: Discover the Healthy Benefits of Oral Biotic Lozenges

“Oral health” means so much more than a nice, white smile and fresh breath. That's where Viome's new VRx∙My Biotics Oral Lozenges come to the rescue.

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Viome Guides

The Viome Guide to Oral Health

As scientists reevaluate the importance of the oral microbiome, oral health, and hygiene practices, we offer a guide to what we think is most important.

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Oral Health

Kick Bad Toothbrushing Habits with 6 Tips for Better Oral Care

Hard or extra soft? Bass, Stillman, or Charter technique? How to navigate the choices for the healthiest brushing habits.


Oral Health

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: Why is oral health so important?

How does our oral health affect the health of our body holistically?

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Oral Health

Start Your Day Fresh: Daily Rituals for Oral Health and Fresh Breath

Bad breath is not only unpleasant, it can be embarrassing. How can you combat it naturally?

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Oral Health

The Harmful Effects of Poor Oral Health on Your Quality of Life

Many struggle quietly with oral health, which can affect your ability to socialize, work, and interact with others.

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Oral Health

Is the Acidic Environment of Your Mouth pH Causing Bad Oral Health?

Did you know that your mouth has a particular pH level of its own?


Oral Health

When Good Microbes Go Rogue: Are Smart Bacteria Harming your Oral Health?

It sounds like science fiction, but bad oral health can contribute to predatory critters in our mouth.

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From the Top of the Tube to the Bottom: the Gut-Mouth Connection

How can you support your oral and gut health so they work as one synergetic unit?


Oral Health

What is a Hairy Tongue and Should You Ignore It?

The question prompts immediate and additional questions!

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Aging Well: The Oral Microbiome Connection

Experts now know that neglecting your oral hygiene can speed up the aging process.

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Oral Health

How Your Oral Health and Skin Health Go Hand-In-Hand

The link between oral health and skin health is stronger than originally thought.


Oral Health

How Quitting Smoking Can Improve Your Oral Health

While cigarette smoking has declined, smoking remains the largest preventable cause of illness in the world.

The true story about mouthwashes

Oral Health

Do You Really Need Mouthwash to Have Fresh Breath?

At best, mouthwash acts as a temporary fix for bad breath. At worst, it could wreak havoc on your oral microbiome.

Dental Hygiene Month

Oral Health

8 Best-Kept Secrets of Good Dental Hygiene

What are the best oral hygene habit you should be doing every day?

Your Whole Oral Health Care Picture

Oral Health

How Your Dental Team Helps You Maintain Good Oral Health

Who is on your oral health team and how can they help you maintain a healthy mouth?

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Oral Health

28 Mind-Blowing Facts About Your Mouth & Oral Health

Fascinating facts on your mouth, teeth, and the history of oral health and it's impact on your wellness.

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Oral Health

How to Care for Your Teeth and Oral Microbiome at Every Age

Healthy oral habits as we grow and mature means a healtheir mouth and microbiome through all stages of life.

Oral Health at every stage of your life

Oral Health

Genetics or Lifestyle: What Are the Secret Origins of Your Oral Microbiome?

The mystery that surrounds the origin of our oral microbiomes is revealed.

Can Oral Health and Oral Microbiome be supported

Oral Health

Supplements and Probiotics for Oral Health - Do They Help?

Is there more we can do to protect our oral health than quitting sugar and brushing our teeth?

Top Benefits of Green Tea for Your Oral Microbiome

Oral Health

Top 3 Benefits of Drinking Green Tea for Your Oral Microbiome

We know certain beverages can cause damage to your teeth, but what about the drinks that keep your mouth healthy?

Mouth Taping for Sleep - Benefits, Risks, and How it Works

Oral Health

Do You Need Mouth Taping for Better Sleep? Benefits, Risks, and How it Works

Mouth taping is an increasingly popular practice for many people trying to improve their sleep and reduce snoring.

How Your Overall Health Starts in Your Mouth

Oral Health

The Mouth Matters: Why Your Oral Health Sets the Foundation for a Healthy Body

The link is so strong that there’s evidence showing that a clean and healthy mouth can help prevent certain chronic diseases.