The Dollars and Sense of Dental Care
Dr. Chuck and Suzanne Lynn share the results of a recent study by the United Concordia Dental insurance company that shows how patients who take care of their teeth save thousands of dollars in annual medical costs and see a significant reduction in annual hospitalizations versus those who do not.
Back to school dental tips for kids and parents
Did you know dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year? With students in Central Florida and beyond preparing to head back to school this month, Dr. Chuck and Suzanne Lynn offer tips for how to help your kids start the school year with a smile.
Why don’t hospitals have dentists?
Ever wonder why you don’t see dentists on the staff at most hospitals? Dr. Chuck asked why and got a surprising answer. He and Suzanne talk about it in an enlightening — and possibly controversial — episode of Your Filthy Mouth.
Challenges of a “mature’ mouth
Did you know Dr. Chuck’s dental practice has more than 250 patients age 90 or older? He and Suzanne Lynn discuss some of the challenges involved in caring for a “mature” mouth, and they also talk about a study that says people who keep their teeth healthy live an average of 10 years longer than those who don’t.
Can your child’s mouth be keeping them awake?
Is your child having trouble sleeping at night? Dr. Chuck and Suzanne Lynn discuss how problems in his or her mouth could lead to sleep-disordered breathing, and what can be done to help solve the problem.
Periodontal health and pregnancy
The demands of pregnancy can lead to dental problems in some women. Dr. Chuck explains why an expectant mother’s periodontal health is vital to the health of her baby, and how she can avoid the problems that sometimes arise during pregnancy.
Everything you need to know about enamel
Dr. Chuck and Suzanne answer some really good questions about tooth enamel from Your Filthy Mouth listener J.P. and discuss how to take care of it.
The cause of Alzheimer’s could be in your mouth
Dr. Chuck and Suzanne Lynn discuss a recently published medical study that uncovered a potential link between the bacteria associated with commonly known as gum disease and Alzheimer’s, and this Dr. Chuck answer’s Lesley’s question about how soon your baby should see the dentist.
The truth about bad breath
Occasional bad breath is common, but what if you or someone you know suffers from chronic halitosis? What are the causes and what can you do about it? Dr. Chuck answers these questions in this episode.
Your Mouth and Diabetes
Did you know there’s a two-way link between diabetes and your mouth? In this episode,” Dr. Chuck explains how people with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease than people without diabetes, and how periodontal disease may make it more difficult for people who have diabetes to control their blood sugar.