In this podcast I have a great discussion with a good friend of mine from Sydney – Dr Steven Lin – discussing nutrition and dental health.
We talk about the structure of our jaws, dentition and how nutrition affects the development of airway structure in growing children.
We also discuss the need for more collaboration between dentists, doctors and nutrition professionals and more connected thinking when it comes to health promotion.
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If you are having any issues with your teeth or gums – please contact your dentist in the first instance for specific advice.
As with other health related conditions, improvements in diet and lifestyle can be beneficial to the health of your teeth and gums.
These include focusing on nutrient dense ingredients, eating more fruits and vegetables and lowering consumption of processed foods and high sugar foods. Easy lifestyle changes can make such a difference to your overall health.
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.
You can follow Dr Lin on the social media pages below and also on his dentistry website page.
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