Episode 15

The Importance of Dental Care in Whole Body Health

With Dr. Steven Lin

Have you noticed that some people can have a mouth full of cavities, while others don’t? Which category do you fall in? If you think that brushing and flossing alone will prevent cavities, you might be interested in hearing about the myriad of other ways we can have good oral
health—and how a healthy mouth contributes to a healthy body.

Dr. Steven Lin sits down with host of The Broken Brain Podcast, Dhru Purohit, today to talk about functional dentistry. Just how is this different than conventional dentistry? You’ll find out in this podcast. Dhru and Dr. Lin also discuss the history of the development of our jaws, the ecosystem in our mouths, dangers of mouth breathing, what bleeding gums really mean, and many other fascinating topics.

I hope the information in this podcast is helpful to you.

PS – If you would like to learn more about Dr. Lin’s work, please visit him at www.drstevenlin.com and www.luminousdentistry.com.au. You also can check out his book The Dental Diet.

Interested in joining Dhru’s Broken Brain Podcast Facebook Community? Submit your join request here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2819627591487473/
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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. The value of a smile
  2. Development of our jaws
  3. Dr. Lin’s personal story
  4. Dental health is more than just brushing
  5. What is functional dentistry?
  6. Chronic disease starts in the mouth
  7. The mouth’s ecosystem
  8. Why does one person get cavities and another person doesn’t?
  9. Breathing through your nose and your mouth
  10. Sleep apnea and anxiety
  11. Mouth taping
  12. Nutrients to support a healthy mouth
  13. Bleeding gums and the gut microbiome
  14. Tongue exercises for digestive support
  15. Where can I find a functional dentist?


Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Dhru Purohit Podcast, a top 30 health podcast with over 30 million downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.

Dhru Purohit is also a serial entrepreneur and investor in the health and wellness industry.

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 diet based problems and the need for public health policy to prevent braces in the next generation of children.

His critically acclaimed book, The Dental Diet is published in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and is currently being translated across a host of other languages. It has been featured across national TV, Print, and Radio outlets such as FOX, CBS, ABC, KTLA, and MSNBC.

Dr. Lin’s work has reached millions of viewers worldwide being published in Esquire Magazine, Women’s Health, The Sydney Morning Herald, and is a regular contributor and expert at MindBodyGreen and VeryWell.

He has been featured by world leading health experts including New York Times Bestselling Author Mark Hyman MD, David Perlmutter, Chris Kresser, the Wellness Mama, Terry Wahls MD, Robb Wolff, Kelly Brogan MD, and many more.

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