Episode 050: Holistic Dental Heath featuring Dr. Michael Mayr, DMD

Dr. Michael Mayr, DMD, went to Boston University where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. He is also an Accredited Member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Dr. Mayr joins Jon on the podcast to discuss holistic dental health, where he goes into detail on current topics in the headlines such as mercury fillings and why you are better off getting them removed. Dr.Mayr also delves into whether we as a society are over dosing on fluoride and how snoring and our airway play a role in our dental health. Ross’s pearly whites from the TV show “Friends” also comes up. A full run down of topics discussed include:

  • Dr. Mayr’s philosophy on patient experience
  • Mercury fillings and why they may be detrimental to your health
  • The link between mercury fillings and chronic disease
  • Mercury detoxification
  • Fluoride consumption analysis
  • Dental fluorosis
  • The impact of nutrition on your dental health
  • How airway plays a role in the health of your teeth
  • Why does grinding occur and what causes gum recession?

Show Notes:

Study: Exercise and the dental health benefits

Study: The link between gum disease and heart disease 

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