Episode 14 // September 16th 2022 // Guest Dr. Hal Stewart

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"Open Airway Talk" With Dr. Hal Stewart

On today’s podcast, I interview the amazing Dr. Hal Stewart, as we discuss the importance of treating the mouth and body as a whole.  

eeth Chatters: Dentistry on the go

Episode 13 // September 7th, 2022 // Guest Dr. Ashleigh Maciejewski

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Dentistry on the go with Dr. Ashleigh Maciejewski

Learn about the importance of mobile dentistry from Dr. Ashleigh Maciejewski in this newest episode. We will discuss the importance of patient needs, the connection between oral and systemic health, and much more! So, let’s get CHATTING!  

Teeth Chatters: Oral Side Effects of Cancer Therapies

Episode 12 // August 17th, 2022 // Guest Jill Meyer-Lippert, RDH

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Oral Side Effects of Cancer Therapies

Learn all about oral health side effects and cancer therapies from Registered Dental Hygienist Jill Meyer-Lippert in this episode. We share products that may help and different ways to support a better quality of life. Let’s get CHATTING. 

Mental Health & Happiness - Teeth Chatters

Episode 11 // July 18th, 2022 // Guest Dr. Tarryn MacCarthy

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Mental Health & Happiness in Dentistry

For this episode, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Tarryn MacCarthy, the owner of The Business of Happiness, an orthodontist, and so much more! Join our conversation all about the importance of mental health in dentistry! So, let’s get CHATTING.  

Teeth Chatters: From One RDH to Another RDH

Episode 10 // June 15th, 2022 // Guest Colette Murray, RDH

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From One RDH to Another RDH

Meet Colette Murray, RDH, and IRDH, in the newest Teeth Chatters episode! Colette and I discuss the book she helped edit and write, Get Your Spit Together. We even touch on inflammation and the connection between oral & systemic health.

So, let’s get CHATTING! 

Teeth Chatters: Closing the Dental-Medical Divide

Episode 9 // June 1st, 2022 // Guest Dr. Charles Reinertsen

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Closing the Dental-Medical Divide

Why is bridging the gap between dental and medical professionals vital? Learn in the newest Teeth Chatters episode with guest Dr. Reinertsen! We talk all about why this is needed and how your oral health can affect your overall health.  

Join Dr. Reinertsen in this incredible discussion about oral & systemic health and let’s get CHATTING. 

Teeth Chatters Hyaluronic Acid

Episode 8 // April 13th, 2022 // Guest Indi Kormaku

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Hyaluronic Acid: Way More Than Skincare

Have you ever heard of hyaluronic acid? The main function of hyaluronic acid is to retain moisture and lubrication in the body’s tissues. Hyaluronic acid is naturally produced by our bodies and is found within the synovial fluid of the joints, skin, eyes, and connective tissues of the body.

In today’s episode, Indi and I will share a bunch of cool research on hyaluronic acid and its benefits on your oral and systemic health. Make sure to listen to this fun topic and, let’s get CHATTING.

Teeth Chatters Dyslexia

Episode 7 // March 24th, 2022 // Guest John Manzella

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Dyslexia: More Than A Learning Disability

Today, my guest John and I will discuss dyslexia and how it has affected him. John Manzella is a dear friend of mine, as well as an author, public speaker, nationally syndicated columnist, and much more. John will share with us all what it was like growing up with dyslexia and how he has used typical skills associated with dyslexia to his advantage.

We will touch on John’s achievements, strengths, and the effects dyslexia has had on him. And of course, we will discuss oral manifestations common for people with dyslexia with some tips too. So, make sure to listen to this interesting topic, and let’s get CHATTING.

Teeth Chatters Altered Taste from Chemo

Episode 6 // February 16th, 2022 // Guest Dr. Ashley White

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Altered Taste: A By-Product of Chemotherapy

In today’s episode, my guest, Dr. Ashley White, and I will be focusing on chemotherapy and altered taste. Dr. Ashley and I will discuss the chemosensory system, the gustatory and olfactory functions, and how chemotherapy may affect them. We will also explain how chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat all forms of cancer may affect these functions within the chemosensory system.   

I will also offer some oral health tips to temporarily relieve altered taste symptoms. It is important to be aware of how chemotherapy treatments may affect your oral and overall health. So, let’s get CHATTING. 

Teeth Chatters CBD part 2

Episode 5 // January 26th, 2022 // Guest Indi Kormaku

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Surprising Oral Health Benefits of CBD - Part 2

Episode 5 is the second part of our exciting topic “Surprising Benefits of CBD”. In this episode, Indi and I will continue our discussion about CBD and its benefits for your systemic and oral health.

We will cover how our body’s endocannabinoid system interacts with CBD. Our endocannabinoid system is a complex, cell-signaling system, and it plays a major role in our Central Nervous System development!

We will explain more about the endocannabinoid system and exactly how CBD can offer you great oral health benefits! So, let’s get CHATTING!

Teeth Chatters CBD part 1

Episode 4 // January 19th, 2022 // Guest Indi Kormaku

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Surprising Oral Health Benefits of CBD - Part 1

Today my guest Indi and I will be focusing on CBD and Periodontal Disease. Recent studies have shown that CBD-infused oral health products have helped slow the progression of Periodontal Disease.

Periodontal Disease originates as a bacterial infection called Gingivitis. If gingivitis is left untreated, the bacteria may lead to Periodontal Disease.

Since Periodontal Disease progresses differently for everyone, it may be difficult to know the best treatment options. I will share some tips for optimal oral health and explain how CBD-infused oral health products may help slow or stop the progression of Periodontal Disease. So, let’s get CHATTING.

Teeth Chatters The Complexity of Sjögren’s

Episode 3 // December 21st, 2021 // Guest Indi Kormaku

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The Complexity of Sjögren’s

Today my guest and I will be focusing on Sjögren’s disease. Sjögren’s is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease (IMID) and is defined as a group of conditions or diseases that lack a definitive etiology, which are characterized by common inflammatory pathways leading to inflammation, and may result from, or be triggered by, a dysregulation of the normal immune response. This makes Sjögren’s an auto-immune disease.

Those with Sjögren’s may find their journey to a diagnosis difficult as its symptoms are similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis. Today, join my guest Indi and I explain more about Sjögren’s, oral health care tips, and more! So, let’s get CHATTING.

Teeth Chatters Dry Mouth and Covid-19

Episode 2 // November 15th, 2021 // Guest Maggie Karnath

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"The Toxic Bond" Dry Mouth & COVID-19

In this episode, I will be discussing the toxic bond between dry mouth and the COVID-19 virus. As COVID-19 continues to remain relevant in our everyday lives, more research has been completed on the connection to the COVID-19 virus and our salivary enzyme receptors. We will discuss how the COVID-19 virus affects our ACE2 receptors found in our oral cavity and creates salivary dysfunction. Don’t miss out on this important discussion! So, let’s get CHATTING.
Teeth Chatters Rheumatoid Arthritis

Episode 1 // October 12th, 2021 // Guest Indi Kormaku

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

In this episode, we will focus is on the general overview of Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and the direct connection to Periodontal Disease.  We will  discuss the stages of Periodontal disease and what bacterium in the oral cavity causes Periodontal disease. 
I will share tips and techniques that will improve your oral health as well as your overall systemic health.  So, let’s get CHATTING.