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Vaping is Destroying Mouths more than Cigarettes

Featured in this episode : Vaping has grown in popularity over the last decade and many are using it as a way to wean themselves off of cigarettes and nicotine. What vapers are ignoring is they’re most likely taking in more nicotine than they did with cigarettes. And did you know one of the chemicals being used in the various flavor profiles is also used in antifreeze? This is just the tip of the iceberg of its serious impact on your mouth and whole body health.

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Sugar Substitutes are Causing More Health Issues than Consumers Realize

Featured in this episode : When you’re drinking diet or zero sugar sodas, they’re helping you lose weight and helping you live a healthier life, right? Dr. Shoup has some bad news for the sugar substitute products consumers, based on a recent comprehensive research study out of Israel. When you avoid the real sugar ingredients, you are at a higher risk for diabetes adoption, chronic inflammation and creating a lot of bad bacteria in your stomach and gastrointestinal system. Plus, he has all the info for your “good” sugar substitute products currently on the market.

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Can Archaic Denture Construction Be Coming Back?

Featured in this episode : Dr. Shoup called up a colleague when one of his patients was seeking an upgrade to their older generation dentures. He asked his colleague can you do this with this type of material? And the initial answer was “heck no…”. What old school material were they working with and how did they actually make it work? The doctor has the details and so much more in this info packed episode.

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Dr. Shoup is Seeing Careless Multi-Tooth Damage by Other Dentists

Featured in this episode : The doctor details plenty of patients he’s seen in the last year that had restoration work done on one tooth by another dentist, and the tooth next to it has damage that the dentist either could not see during the treatment, or they saw it and decided it wasn’t that big of a deal. Or they saw it, knew it could grow into a bigger problem but decided to do nothing at that time knowing it would be more billable work down the road. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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Will We Be Able to Regrow Human Bones Soon?

Featured in this episode : Scientists in Brazil are closing in on bone regeneration capabilities. Dr. Shoup is closely following their work as he is always using procedural advancements in preserving your full tooth structure at all costs during the restoration process. When you typically have bone loss in your teeth, you will never regain it. Technological advances that are happening right now, just may be the key to regrowing that lopped off finger, and regrowing healthy bone structure in your tooth as an alternative to implants or dentures.

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What Periodic Table Element is Helping Fight Bad Bacteria and Cavities?

Featured in this episode : Something’s been used in dentistry for a long time that helps eliminate bacteria during restorative treatments, but how it’s being used has changed a lot over the years, and it needs to be used correctly/thoroughly for the best lasting effect. This material is also being used in Dr. Shoup’s number one recommended mouthwash and other maintenance products. What element are we talking about? Silver.

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What is a Widely Unknown Large Contributor to Heart Attacks Every Year?

Featured in this episode : Daylight savings time was first implemented in America during World War I. Then it came back in World War II. Then it was reintroduced in the 1960s with the help of government lobbyists. Why was it implemented then and why in the world is it still around today? And did you know how many serious health problems it causes every year? Dr. Shoup ain’t happy about it. Hear the inside info and much more!

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Why are Dental Patients Having More and More Headaches?

Featured in this episode : There’s yet another disturbing trend that Dr. Shoup and his team are seeing on a weekly basis. Patients complaining of headaches and migraines who can’t figure out the cause. Did they think about their daily posture? Did you know there are countless patients now who are unable to tilt their head back in the dental chair in a natural position? But do not ask them to stop looking down at their phones, despite the consistent neck and head pain that can also turn chronic.

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Why are Other Dentists Causing Pain After Fillings?

Featured in this episode : Dr. Shoup is seeing another upsetting trend with several new patients coming to him after other dentists could not figure out their pain problem. It has to do with fillings being done incorrectly, while destroying much more of the tooth than was necessary. After the patients report the pain, the dentists do some more grinding down of the tooth and send them on their way. Then the pain persists. Dr. Shoup knows what the problem is right away and how to solve it.