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.

Why people don’t go to the dentist

Why do people avoid going to the dentist? Is it fear? Is it the cost? In this episode, Dr. Chuck reveals the No. 1 reason why people don’t go to the dentist, and how that affects overall health. Why don’t people see the dentist? That’s the topic of the show today on Your Filthy Mouth […]

What to look for in a good dentist

Dr. Chuck says in every town there are good dentists and “other than good” dentists. In this episode, he offers tips on how to differentiate between the two.

Genetics vs. Lifestyle

Don’t blame grandma for your bad teeth. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains how there are some mouth issues that can run in the family, but they often can be overcome with proper care and treatment.

Sleep disordered breathing unmasked

Snoring is more than just an annoying habit that keeps your bed partner awake at night. In fact, it can be a symptom of a serious health problem. In this episode of the “Your Filthy Mouth” podcast, Dr. Chuck talks about the possibly deadly consequences of sleep apnea and how the cure can be found […]

Why baby teeth are important

Why worry about your child’s baby teeth when they’re just going to lose them in a few years anyway? In Episode 4, Central Florida dentist Dr. Chuck Reinertsen explains why baby teeth are important and offers tips on how to get your child to brush.

A complete oral exam explained

When it comes to choosing a dentist, don’t fall for the “free exam” or other too-good-to-be-true deals. A complete and comprehensive exam can’t be done in just 10 minutes. In Episode 3, Central Florida dentist Dr. Chuck Reinertsen and Suzanne Lynn work through a checklist of steps that comprise a thorough examination.