(Ep. 104) The Mouth-Body Connection and the Foundation of Systemic Health with Dr. Gerry Curatola and Desiree De Spong

Desiree De Spong is in her second decade of working in holistic medicine and education. Originally coming from a background in finance/training and IT, Desiree changed her direction in 1999 to broaden her knowledge before settling into the area of lymphology and developing classes in Lymphatic Enhancement Therapy in New Zealand, Australia and the United States. Desiree extended her role in the health field, and became involved in research and development and was awarded a research fellowship with Flinders University in Adelaide. Desiree also received a grant with ethics approval, to study the effects of vibrational technology on arthritis. Desiree’s current focus is on the revolutionary product she designed and developed, FLOWpresso, a breakthrough, non-invasive, natural therapy that targets lymphatic flow, and enhances emotional and physical well-being.

Dr Gerry Curatola is a renowned biologic restorative dentist and the founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry, a multi specialty, integrative dental practice in New York City and East Hampton. Dr Curatola is the Executive Director of Bioregulatory Dentistry for the American Center for Bioregulatory Medicine and Dentistry (ABCMD) in Providence, Rhode Island, and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at New York University College of Dentistry. He is listed in the Guide to America’s Top Dentists, the Leading Physicians of the World, and Top Dentists of New York. Dr Curatola’s book, The Mouth-Body Connection explores the bi-directional relationship behind oral health and systemic wellness.

Show Notes ||

01:42 | Introductions

02:45 | The problem with the lack of coordination among health specialties when trying to resolve complex health issues and the importance of communication amongst your practitioners.

03:45 | The story of Silas’s Lip Tie surgery

09:00 | Never move forward with a procedure on a child until they are ready

12:00 | Dentistry is so much easier if the patient is in a relaxed and in a parasympathetic state during a procedure

14:10 | Desiree’s experience having her six amalgams removed 

16:40 | Dr. Curatola discusses the problems with mercury

20:28 | Kelly explains the connection between mercury and hypothyroidism

24:27 | Kelly on the importance of addressing the blockades to allow the body to heal

25:45 | Hidden issues not visible on x-rays that can exist underneath fillings

27:42 | Dr. Curatola’s protocols and supplements he uses before and after procedures

38:48 | Dr. Curatola’s innovative procedure for cavitation surgery; and the tonsils’ vital function for drainage

43:15 | Kelly’s story of regrowing bone and avoiding further cavitation surgery

50:40 | The future of medicine is frequency and energy; Dr. Joe Dispenza events and research that proves that meditation, intention and alignment set the stage for self-healing 

54:33 | Desiree on the creation of FLOWpresso; the importance of community in healing

01:01:44 | The group discusses Revitin and the oral microbiome; the problem with conventional toothpaste and mouthwashes being “antimicrobial” and the problems they create; we must “make peace with our microbes”

01:19:56 | Outro

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Dr. Gerry Curatola’s book, The Mouth-Body Connection



Connect with Gerry ||

Web: https://www.rejuv-health.com/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/rejuvenationhealth/


Connect with Desiree ||

Web: https://www.flowpresso.co.nz/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/flowpresso.nz/


Resources Mentioned ||

Dr. Joe Dispenze: https://drjoedispenza.com/

The Smoking Tooth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RnIS693CrM