David and Stephen Flynn
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David and Stephen Flynn

The Happy Pear Podcast

In this episode, we dive into the fascinating world of oral health with renowned Functional Dentist, Dr. Victoria Sampson. Dr. Sampson is a pioneer in the field, known for her groundbreaking work in salivary diagnostics, microbiome testing, and holistic dental care. Her expertise has earned her recognition globally, including being shortlisted for Forbes 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare.

Episode 162

Main Topics Covered:

  • Oral Microbiome: Dr. Victoria Sampson sheds light on the intricate ecosystem of bacteria in our mouths and its profound impact on overall health.
  • The Modern Western Diet and Its Effects on Oral Health: Learn how the foods we eat can either promote or undermine dental health, and the role of nutrition in preventing common oral issues.
  • Oral Health and it’s connection to cardoivascular health and other diseases: Learn how gum desease and other oral conditions can be an early sign of something more serious.
  • Chewing Hard Foods and Its Effects on Oral Health: Dr. Sampson discusses the importance of chewing hard foods for gum disease prevention and maintaining structural health in the mouth.
  • Kids and Oral Health Do’s and Don’ts: Valuable insights into instilling good oral hygiene habits in children.
  • Choosing Toothpastes and Toothbrushes: Understanding what to look for in oral care products and how to select the best ones for your unique oral microbiome.
  • Personalised Oral Care: Dr. Sampson emphasises the importance of personalised dental care tailored to individual oral microbiomes for optimal oral health outcomes.

Dr. Victoria Sampson pioneering work in salivary diagnostics, microbiome testing, and holistic dental care has earned her global recognition. As the first dentist ever shortlisted for Forbes 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare, Dr. Sampson continues to push the boundaries of preventative and holistic dentistry. Beyond her professional achievements, Dr. Sampson is passionate about music, DJing, and enhancing her patients’ dental experiences through curated playlists.

Tune in to this enlightening conversation to discover the keys to unlocking optimal oral health!

Lots of love,

Dave & Steve


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