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E26: The Gift of Oral Health

12/11/2018
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Tis the season for a healthy mouth! In the latest episode of “Your Filthy Mouth,”Dr. Chuck explains the difference between an “expensive” gift and a “valuable”gift and offers ideas for assembling an inexpensive but valuable package of gifts for the mouth.

Duration:00:14:01

E25: Diabetes and your mouth

12/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:15:25

E24: Dental neglect costs more than prevention

11/26/2018
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If you think dental care is expensive, just consider the cost of dental neglect. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains the difference between being “proactive,” which is taking role in the care of your mouth before there’s an issue, and being “reactive,” which is waiting until there’s a problem that needs to be fixed. He’s...

Duration:00:14:52

E23: A Meeting of the Minds

11/19/2018
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The purpose of “Your Filthy Mouth” is to bridge the gap between dentists and physicians when it comes to oral-systemic health. In this episode, Dr. Chuck welcomes local cardiologist Dr. Sule Salami and they talk about the importance of working together to ensure the overall wellness of their common patients.

Duration:00:13:47

E22: Not All Dental Exams Are Created Equal

11/8/2018
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While going to a dentist who advertises a “free first exam” can be a good first step towards a healthy mouth, keep in mind that many of these exams are just basic, cursory checkups, and a more thorough evaluation is needed. In Episode 22, Dr. Chuck outlines the steps in a comprehensive examination.

Duration:00:17:26

E21: Periodontal Health and Pregnancy

11/1/2018
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The demands of pregnancy can lead to dental problems in some women. In Episode 21, 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. Here are some links to medical studies and articles that explain...

Duration:00:13:16

E20: Chemotherapy and Your Teeth

10/25/2018
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Chemotherapy can cause problems throughout the entire body, and the mouth is no exception. Side effects can include dry mouth, sores, infection, and oversensitivity, just to name a few. In Episode 20, Dr. Chuck explains how keeping your mouth clean can help you avoid bigger problems and offers a few suggestions for caring for your...

Duration:00:13:28

E19: Your Mouth and Your Heart

10/18/2018
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Dr. Chuck recently had dinner with a cardiologist and the discussion turned to the connection between periodontal disease and heart health. Both agree a thorough mouth exam should be a prerequisite before heart surgery – or any other type of surgery, for that matter.

Duration:00:12:29

E18: Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom

10/11/2018
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In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains the difference between acute care and chronic care, and why he prefers to focus on the source of the problem instead of just the symptoms.

Duration:00:15:35

E17: More About Sleep Apnea

10/4/2018
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Do you or your partner snore and/or have a hard time getting a good night’s sleep? You no longer have to spend the night in a lab to have a sleep study done. In the latest episode of “Your Filthy Mouth,” Dr. Chuck explains how you can test yourself at home.

Duration:00:16:30

E16: Most infections DON’T hurt!

9/20/2018
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Dr Chuck’s weekly advice hit home recently when his co-host’s husband waited too long to have a bad tooth treated, and an infection that was pain free for a year finally started hurting. Hear the story on this week’s episode.

Duration:00:15:03

E15: What’s the Best Toothbrush?

9/13/2018
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Choosing the right toothbrush is an important decision, but without the proper technique, you won’t get the right results. In this episode, Dr. Chuck talks about the best toothbrushes and how to use them.

Duration:00:14:23

E14: Is Cosmetic Dentistry For You?

9/6/2018
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Times have changed since Dr. Chuck started practicing in 1979. Back then, if a patient complained about yellow teeth, the dentist recommended he wear a brown tie. Today, there are so many ways to improve your smile. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains some of them.

Duration:00:16:10

E13: Explaining TMJ and TMD

8/30/2018
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Everybody has a TMJ, which is the temporomandibular joint. Unfortunately, too many people have a TMD, or temporomandibular dysfunction, which can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. In this week’s episode, Dr. Chuck explains some of the causes, symptoms and treatments of TMD.

Duration:00:14:42

E12: Genetics vs. Lifestyle

8/23/2018
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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.

Duration:00:11:51

E11: Cleaning That Filthy Mouth

8/16/2018
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When it comes to caring for your teeth, results are more important than technique. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains there are many ways to clean your mouth, but only one objective: to remove all the bacteria without damaging your teeth or gums.

Duration:00:13:12

E10: Headaches & Your Mouth

8/9/2018
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Are you experiencing headaches and don’t know why? The answer might be in your mouth. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains how things like bite problems and grinding your teeth can result in chronic headaches.

Duration:00:16:05

E9: Snoring Yourself to Death

8/3/2018
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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...

Duration:00:16:09

E7: More Than a Podcast

7/19/2018
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“Your Filthy Mouth” is more than a podcast. We introduce you to the website, where you can listen to previous episodes and questions of the week, view videos, read Dr. Chuck’s blog, ask questions about oral health, and find links to dozens of studies and stories about how what happens in your mouth affects the...

Duration:00:14:59

E6: Take Charge of Your Health

7/13/2018
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The human body is a lot like a car. Maintain it properly and you can go a long time without any serious problems. Dr. Chuck lists four steps to taking charge of your health.

Duration:00:13:51