#39 with Dr Steven Lin: Connecting Chronic Disease Back To Our Mouth

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Dr Steven Lin is a board-registered dentist, TEDx speaker with featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, MindBodyGreen, Readers Digest, Woman’s Health and many more. Steven’s program helps his patients solve the cause of dental disease. It merges dental nutrition, breathing, airways, functional orthodontics and sleep health. Today the oral-systemic link is clearer than ever. And it’s helping the next generation of children to avoid braces naturally. In January 2018, his book The Dental Diet will be released in the US, UK, Australia and Germany. The Dental Diet is a journey of ancestral medicine, the human microbiome, and epigenetics. It explains the foods for healthy teeth based on whole, delicious nutrition. Buy your book at the link below: https://www.amazon.com/Dental-Diet-Surprising-between-Life-Changing/dp/1401953174 You can find him on Facebook and Instagram @drstevenlin or at www.drstevenlin.com Content Summary 6:46 The Root of All Dental Diseases What is the real reason of wisdom teeth removal? 10:00 Weston Price Major contributions to the National Dental Association and Price’s theory on the relationship of nutrition and dental health 16:04 Roles of Vitamins K & D The importance of these fat-soluble vitamins and why deficiencies are so common 20:00 Vitamin D3 and Parathyroid Signs on why you might need to check your parathyroid levels “Vitamin D is on the BASE of that nutrient pyramid because we are designed to take energy from the sun.” 24:34 Vitamin A and EATING ORGAN MEAT Proform and preform vitamin A Proper absorption of vitamin A “Every culture has their way of eating organ meats… The reason why that was is because the liver is the most nutrient-dense part of the animal.” 33:55 Tongue-Tie Linked to nutrient deficiencies in A, D & K It’s relation to breathing issues 36:20 Dairy and VItamin K2: A Misunderstood Beast The difference between vitamin K1 and vitamin K2 “Vitamin K2 is the final piece of the puzzle.” Fundamental to our physiology 46:00 Nasal Breathing & Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome Where breathing issues derive from “During sleep, increased pressure sends a sympathetic kick to the brain.” 51:10 Exercises to Prevent Breathing Issues Palate expansions and taped lips exercise Blood-brain barrier “You will get so much more oxygen by reprogramming your breathing into slow breaths.” 56:00 Teeth Grinding: A Sign of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome “When you grind your front teeth, that is your brain pushing your lower jaw forward and so that’s actually just opening the airway.”

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