About Carrie Ibbetson

Carrie is a dental hygienist, oral health coach and creator of 21 Days to a Healthy Mouth, an online course that teaches you how to care for your mouth with life long results.  Her daily “bite-size” pieces to understanding what it takes to achieve a healthy mouth make it easy to learn and implement at home. Carrie owns and operates CarrieIbbetson.com, where she studies and recommends natural oral health care products that are effective and deliver great results.  She helps families all over the world via Skype, and works locally in person as well as an oral health coach, a personal trainer for your mouth.  She is happy to consult with anyone who may have questions. Come say hello on , Facebook and Twitter.

Jasmin Haley RDH – Investing in Yourself, Avoiding “Imposterism” and CAREERfusion | Podcast #16

Jasmin  Haley RDH and I got the chance to sit down at CAREERfusion the first week of January. We were both first-time attendees, and at the end of the third day, we took a few moments to reflect on the experience we were in the middle of. She opens up about how she has been

By | January 27th, 2017|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: |

Dr. Jon Engel DDS – A Dentist that FOCUSES on true PREVENTION. | Podcast #15

Dr Jon Engel DDS is not only an amazing dentist, he’s also a five time CAREERFusion attendee! Today he sits down and tells us why he comes to CAREERFusion, and what he takes back to his team and patients. Dr. Engel is unlike any dentist I’ve ever met; he cares deeply for his

By | January 21st, 2017|Categories: Oral Health, Podcasts|

Dr Jonathan Abenaim – Is It Important To Trust Your Dentist? | Podcast #14

Trust is a major factor in any relationship. Have you ever experienced working with a dentist or hygienist that focuses on helping you get healthy (even if that means telling you things you may not want to hear) all while building your trust because you can see in their eyes that they want the absolute best

By | January 1st, 2017|Categories: Podcasts|

Michelle Strange, RDH Talks Gum Brushing Vs Flossing and Career Changes for Hygienists | Podcast #9

Since 1956, the Swedish company, Tepe, has been creating home care tools for your mouth, focusing on the most challenging areas. What started out as a toothpick has led to over 20 different brushes styled to meet your needs and clean where the typical toothbrush misses. When toothbrushes and tools miss area, cavities

By | March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Oral Health, Oral Health Advice, Podcasts|Tags: , |

Angie Stone RDH – Understanding Xylitol her passion project HylifeLLC | Podcast #8

Today’s podcast gets to the heart of what makes xylitol so beneficial in helping to control cavities in the mouth, and help to neutralize pH…which is where cavity control is best achieved! When you want the facts you go to the source!  Angie Stone explains xylitol and its many dental benefits in the

By | March 17th, 2016|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: |

Shirley Gutkowski RDH – Nose Breathing vs Mouth Breathing | Podcast #7

For my podcast relaunch, I knew I had to do something special. That’s why I’ve brought on my friend Shirley Gutkowski to tell you all about the awesome power of breathing. If you know someone who breathes, or you rely on breath yourself, then this podcast if for you. Shirley is an accomplished

By | February 12th, 2016|Categories: Podcasts|

Which is the best water flosser to use?

Which is the best water flosser to use? In this video I talk about which water flosser may be best for you to use, and weigh up some of the heavy hitters in the water flossing and oral irrigation arena. Once you get over the idea that it's messy and inconvenient to use, you will

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: Flossing, Flossing Alternative, HydroFloss, Oral Health, Oral Irrigation, Video|

How Dani Saved over $5000 and Lots of Heartache with Oral Health Coaching

Oral Health Coaching, what can it do for you? Are you searching for the best way to help stop cavities and gum disease issues? Are you tired of continually spending money on dental treatment, only to need it done over and over? The problem isn’t often the dentist (or hygienist); the problem often is the

By | January 8th, 2016|Categories: Oral Health|

Oral Health Products in the Office: To “Sell” or Not to “Sell”?

In dentistry, there is a definite division in thought toward distributing oral health products in the office: those who embrace "selling" in office, and those that shudder at the mere thought of recommending products to the patients they see. Oral health products are big business According to WorldDental.org, from 2011 alone, billions of dollars were

5 Ways to Get Patients on Board with Home Care and Oral Health

With the oral-systemic health link now well recognized, this is the time to help patients understand what they need to do to control bacteria at home. Unless patients understand the "how to" portion of their home care, our efforts will continue to show limited results, and periodontal issues will still be a barrier to overall

How to Have a Healthy Mouth Without Flossing Your Teeth

Unless you have been living under a rock, chances are that you have heard that brushing AND flossing are necessary for having a healthy mouth And, although it is recommended by most dental professionals and the media, I'm happy to say that there are plenty of people that disagree about flossing's  effectiveness, AND these people

Robert Takhtalia – How Vita-Myr helped save Robert from needing dentures and implants | Podcast #6

In this session of The Healthy mouth Healthy Life Podcast, I'm happy to welcome Robert Takhtalia, President of Vita-Myr to the show! Robert's company specializes in a line of oral health products that use the natural ingredients, Myrrh and Clove oils to maintain healthy teeth and gums. These ingredients have been used traditionally

By | March 9th, 2014|Categories: Oral Health, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

With Your Home Care, Does Your Dental Professional Engage You or Shame You?

As a dental practitioner, you are taught to focus on preventive health. As your relationships with patients develop, they often become more like friendships, bonds that becomes so comfortable that patients begin to share secrets, family vacations, and recipes with you. Over time, your role tends to become part oral healthcare provider, part therapist, and

America’s Dental Hygienist and America’s Oral Health Coach Unite

It's great to know that there is a movement in dentistry to make a true difference in lives.  Recently, while in Boston for the Yankee Dental Congress 2014 I had a chance to meet with Anastasia Turchetta "America's Dental Hygienist" and discuss what changes we aim to be part of  for oral health in the

By | February 20th, 2014|Categories: Oral Health, Video|Tags: |

Could Food Allergies be Causing Cavities and Bleeding Gums?

So you’ve found that no matter how well you brush and or floss your teeth, you still seem to have the same issues when you visit the dentist…cavities and or bleeding gums.  To make matters worse, you get the snarky look from your dental provider who tells you all of the things that you are

By | February 14th, 2014|Categories: Bleeding Gums, Oral Health, Oral Health Advice|Tags: , , , |
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