Author: Erin Howlett

Dear Integrative Oral Medicine Patients, As we all navigate this challenging time, we want to be here for you as a safe and reliable source of information and dental care. Dr. Thompson has been studying what reliable experts know about COVID-19 and we’d like to share...

At our Health Beyond the Mouth event on January 10 guests heard from top medical experts on how to live a healthier and happier life. On January 10, the Integrative Oral Medicine team and other partner physicians welcomed guests for an interactive morning discussing health, wellness...

How does metabolic health impact diabetes? The metabolic system is what gives us the energy and ability to carry out daily activities, whether strenuous or the simplest of actions. Metabolism refers to a set of personal chemical processes that occur in the body. Usually, these processes...

Take our assessment to find out your risk level for developing diabetes. Currently, 29 million Americans are diabetic and about 8 million don’t know it yet. By the year 2050, one in three Americans is projected to be diabetic. Type II diabetes has become an epidemic...

It is estimated that 90 million people in North America have breathing issues that lead to snoring and sleep apnea. So what is sleep apnea? According to the Mayo Clinic, sleep apnea is a disorder where your breathing repeatedly starts and stops while you sleep. In...

According to a recent study, gum disease may be linked to an increased risk in getting Alzheimer's disease. Gum disease starts with harmful bacteria living around and on the teeth. The bacteria that cause gum disease can also contribute to heart disease and is now related...