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Series 1: Exceeding Expectations - Episodes 1 to 100

Series 2: Happy vs Flourishing - Episodes 1 to 25

Series 3: Habits & Health - Episodes 1 to 100

Series 4: The Art of Living Proactively (Harnessing the Power of Your Choices) - Episodes 1 to ...

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Aug 19, 2023

In this episode of "The Art of Living Proactively," host Tony Winyard interviews Dr Sonia Chopra, an experienced endodontist, who shares valuable insights into the world of dentistry. Dr Chopra discusses topics like the controversial use of fluoride, the importance of flossing, and the myths surrounding root canals. They delve into the fascinating process of bone regeneration and highlight the significance of accurate diagnosis in dental care. Dr Chopra also shares their personal journey in dentistry, overcoming challenges in starting their own practice, and the importance of saving natural teeth whenever possible. This episode provides listeners with practical tips for maintaining optimal oral health while debunking common misconceptions in the field of dentistry.

[00:02:29] Tooth pain led to passion for dentistry.
[00:07:36] Dentist in England removes teeth painlessly.
[00:09:03] Bacteria enters tooth causing pain and infection.
[00:14:05] Importance of checkups, identifying hidden dental issues
[00:15:18] Root canals often have negative perception
[00:19:43] Some believe root canals are toxic, but education is key
[00:23:01] Soft diets negatively impact teeth; eat crunchy.
[00:28:24] Brush twice, floss, visit dentist, don't ignore symptoms.
[00:32:45] Dentist overcomes challenges and becomes better leader.
[00:37:52] Sleep specialist Angela Bell discusses importance of sleep.

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Embark on an enlightening journey to discover the essence of proactive living in my podcast, "The Art of Living Proactively: Harnessing the Power of Your Choices".

Your guide is none other than Tony Winyard, a multifaceted professional committed to the cause of health and wellness. He's a qualified Functional Medicine Health Coach, Oxygen Advantage Instructor, HeartMath Certified Coach, nutrition coach accredited by Precision Nutrition, a Laughter Yoga Instructor and a Tiny Habits coach. This comprehensive set of skills allows Tony to navigate the complex web of interconnected wellness disciplines, providing a holistic approach to health.

Tony champions the cause of busy individuals, helping them reclaim their health through gradual and transformative changes in lifestyle, habits, and nutrition. With an impressive career spanning over 20 years in coaching, public speaking, and workshop facilitation, Tony has impacted lives from diverse backgrounds and cultures. He is fervently dedicated to empowering individuals to upgrade their health, well-being, and overall life quality.
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