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Jul 27, 2023

Today on Holistic Dentistry, we’re explaining osteoporosis and dental treatment — both its challenges and solutions — including the aging process, plus medical foods, ingredients, and supplementation to build and maintain long-term bone density. We provide various solutions for osteoporosis, and answer questions around potential impacts and length of medication use. 

In this episode, Dr. Sanda explains why she doesn’t consider osteoporosis a disease, but rather, a condition. Specifically, one where bone mineral density and bone mass of the facial structure decreases as we age. Then, we dive into bisphosphonate treatment, and how to treat osteoporosis from a nutritional perspective. Lastly, we detail the importance of collagen, and provide jaw bone exercise tips to help maintain bone mineral density.  

Do you have a mouth- or body-related question for Dr. Sanda? Send her a message on Instagram! Remember, you’re not healthy until your mouth is healthy. So take care of it in the most natural way. 


Key Takeaways:
(1:27) Osteoporosis trends and bisphosphonates 

(5:13) Surgery preparation in response to bisphosphonate medication

(6:16) Osteoporosis from a nutritional perspective: medical foods

(7:23) Medical foods, ingredients, and supplementations that can help osteoporosis

(11:29) The importance of consistent bone density product consumption 

(13:13) A list of various vitamins and minerals beneficial for osteoporosis 

(14:30) Different collagens and their level of absorption in the body 

(14:58) Exercise tips to maintain bone mineral density

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