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Teeth Are Pretty Deadly, Actually In Brisbane, Wavell Heights, Clayfield In Sure Dental

There are killer teeth – and there are killer teeth.

Danes have killer teeth. They have killer dental care. English comedian Rob Beckett has killer teeth, and often kills on stage. Julia Roberts has a killer smile, a killer career and a lifestyle to die for.

Terry Jones’ Mandy Cohen, Brian’s mother in Monty Python’s Life of Brian has truly killer teeth of those other killer teeth – there’s no Messiah… there’s a mess alright but no Messiah.

If you’ve always thought there were no dentists involved in the production, Michael Palin’s dentist was – in a radio ad, urging cinemagoers to ignore the regional and local bans on the film (“It’s blasphemy!”) and travel to see it where it’s playing.

John Cleese’s 80-year-old mum Muriel did her own version, insisting she was 102 years old and about to be chucked on the street if her son’s film didn’t make any money.

It won 1979’s best radio commercial.

Were there any prize money, would Mandy Cohen (real, and time travel available), have spent it on dental care?

It depends on priorities.

Sadly, weirdly and commonly, oral health doesn’t always make the cut. Silk Cut will, at more than fifty bucks a pack: but who can afford dental? It’s sooo expensive. Gym membership too.

Steve Buscemi has killer teeth on the very periphery of the killer teeth of young, hatchet-faced Mandy Cohen. His are real. A radical act in a country where straight and white is both a dental expectation and a way of thinking; in an industry that splurges on surgery with its favouring of the unrealistically unflawed. Buscemi has a mouth of character; so defiantly dental work deficient it’s undividedly funneled to memory.

Thank you, Steve Buscemi for Theodore Donald ‘Donny’ Kerabatsos: such an integral part of the American daydream of stasis, 1998’s The Big Lebowski: that was, is, and always will be, ‘the Dude’, and the Coen Brothers’ super power of circular dialogue and subdividing, multiplying language.

It is true – the rug really tied the room together.

And it’s the symbol of a man – the Dude, Duder, El Duderino – whose casualness runs deep. By adhering to a strict uh, drug regimen to keep his mind limber, amid bowling, White Russians, driving around, and the occasional acid flashback, wearing sunglasses and Bermuda shorts in a deserted supermarket, right there in front of the dairy cabinet was a latent desire for order and meaning.

How much order and meaning does good oral health not only symbolise, not represent but actually present? Regardless of how you’re dressed, where you are, what you earn or how tall you are.

Teeth are about personality, vitality and practicality. The physical activity of chewing initiates the production of hydrochloric acid, which regulates pH levels and increases acidity as part of the incredible process of digestion.

Judea’s 33AD’s falsetto-croaking, baby-backhanding, troll tyrant Mandy Cohen would undoubtedly have an issue with just the chewing. And that’s not addressing all the research findings of gum inflammation causing inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract.

If there are already any gastro issues, regardless of being short-term, or chronic conditions, the inflammation intensifies and worsens.

Teeth Are Pretty Deadly, Actually At Brisbane, Wavell Heights, Clayfield In Sure Dental

Various gastrointestinal disorders (GIDs) alter both hard and soft oral tissue. Whether they be genetic, infectious, inflammatory or some other etiology, they’re considerable in number. Among them are celiac and Crohn’s diseases, ulcerative colitis and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GURD).

Each creates a teeming of pathogens in the stomach. If there is gum disease or generally poor dental health, there’s also an oral microbiome imbalance for the body to contend with.

All this harmful bacteria takes a white-water rapid ride to the stomach where it pathogen-parties with whichever else is there: UColitis & Crohn’sD, CeliaC or Gasflux.

At this point they’re the only ones having a good time – coz the rest of the bod certainly ain’t.

The way a working human body works its way to staying alive is that any unhealthy microbiome from the mouth arriving in the stomach is dealt with and discarded to avoid any build-up. When the vital and dynamic bacteria and flora responsible for this priority job are constantly disrupted, the physiological, chemical and magical ability to defend the system become too weak to be effective.

Which interestingly, is just like the hospital system.

Compounding the exhaustion or decimation of biological immunity microsystems, a fact that many people are decidedly unaware is that gum disease activates the T-cells of the immune system in the mouth: which again find their way to the stomach, and inflame an already inflamed inflammatory gut.

Whether acute or chronic, it’s a flaming inflammation that’s burning down your health.

We know it doesn’t stop there. It does everything but stop there. We know that the stomach is the hyper heath hub: physically, emotionally and spiritually if there’s sumthin’ goin’ down that ain’t good, you’ll feel it in your gut. Same for positive, exciting things: a sensation more light and electric and upward moving than a dark dragging of two-brick weight.

Pretty much all disease comes from what we do to, and what’s happening, in the stomach.

It’s a cybernetic loop: many GIDs give rise to oral lesions, ulcerations, mucosal tags, cobblestoning, mucogingivitis, dental abnormalities, and labial and facial swelling.

Sounds hot … I mean … inflamed.

Quite simply, oral issues show up in the stomach, and stomach issues show up in the mouth.

From that mouth to gut connection comes the gut connection to the heart; and the gut connection to the brain. Undoubtedly the biggest controller of our level of health is the mouth – how well it mechanically functions, and what we put into it.

And again, a cybernetic relationship because whatever is put into it designates how operational it is. Without healthy functioning teeth, food can’t be adequately chewed, and larger food particles are forced down the digestive tract. Aside from the bloating and general discomfort, as well as a spectrum of inefficient bowel movements, the lowered nutrient assimilation rate both begins, and maintains highly compromised health.

Teeth Are Pretty Deadly, Actually In Brisbane, Wavell Heights, Clayfield At Sure Dental

Rotted and missing teeth cause pain, sensitivity and huge changes in bite efficiency. These teeth anomalies prevent the proper meeting of the upper and lower arches of the mouth. Bite becomes restricted, so any part of the tearing, cutting, chewing, grinding process is affected – and sometimes completely removed. The tongue rests in a different position, jawbone alters and disintegrates and the facial shape changes.

It’s deadly when you don’t look like yourself anymore.

A statement taken either way; although the vernacular implies healthy improvement rather than some kind of health impoverishment.

Infections in teeth and gums can hitch a bloodstream ride throughout the body, having a whale of time and creating all sorts of havoc. Often, a first symptom of this is diarrhoea: something not normally associated with toothache or inflamed gums. A useful indicator that something’s not right because one end reflects the other. (In more ways than one sometimes.)

With the wild ride through the entire body available to pathogens, you can see how sepsis occurs.

Were Mandy Cohen ever alive to have been alive, that overload of harmful bacteria from her deadly teeth would have taken her down the scenic route of the likes of Alzheimer’s, diabetes or cancer – or simply reached her brain or her heart, inflamed the vessels, caused blood clots and had her keel over.

Donny dies of a heart attack in The Big Lebowski. And you should see his teeth.

You know the killer teeth you really want. Get them. Fixate on your oral health. It’s the laziest way to a laughing, long-lived lifestyle.

In the words of Monty Python’s Brian, “… You don’t NEED to follow ME, You don’t NEED to follow ANYBODY! You’ve got to think for your selves! You’re ALL individuals!”

Yes, we’re all individuals.

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