MN Startup Donates Over $10K of pHossident™ to help local…

“We’re so excited about this for our residents and can’t thank Primal Health enough! This will be such a huge help right now.” – Kate H-Sones, RN, Director of Nursing, Heritage of Edina, MN.

MN biotechnology company, Primal Health, LLC has donated over $10K of pHossident™ dental hygiene lozenges to three COVID-19-stricken senior care facilities – Saint Therese of Woodbury, Heritage of Edina in Edina, MN and Heritage Specialty Care in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Daily Dental Care pHossident™ prebiotic dental hygiene lozenges are clinically proven to clean the mouth and promote oral health. Built by a microbiologist for her loved ones that suffered illnesses directly related to dental disease, they are fully consumable, safe and effective supplemental dental hygiene for the entire family.

Senior living facilities are faced with the very difficult task of maintaining dental hygiene during the pandemic. The medical, psychological, social and economic impact of poor dental hygiene is far-reaching and problematic in the aging population. Over 70% of Americans 65+ have gum disease and 20% have untreated tooth decay. These conditions can lead to countless medical problems, such as aspiration pneumonia, stroke, diabetes, cancer, dementia and more.

“We’re so excited about this for our residents and can’t thank Primal Health enough! This will be such a huge help right now,” said Kate H-Sones, RN, Director of Nursing, Heritage of Edina, MN.

The initial donation kicks off Primal’s COVID-19 BODO Project (Buy-One-Donate-One) – Senior Dental Care Initiative. Primal will supply each facility with a month’s worth of product to supplement residents’ and healthcare staff’s dental hygiene needs during this difficult time, when dental hygiene is more important now than ever.

Emily Stein, CEO, Primal Health, said, “The BODO Project will allow us to continue supplying the highly vulnerable senior population during the COVID-19 pandemic with a dental hygiene product. For every bottle – 1 month supply – sold through our website,, a bottle will be donated to a facility in need.”

Primal plans on expanding its donations to other affected facilities across the country, as well.

About Primal Health, LLC

Primal Health, LLC, is a biotechnology company based in Minneapolis that specializes in consumable dental hygiene products for humans and animals. The patented technology was created by Head Scientist + CEO, Dr. Emily Stein, PhD, after witnessing the devastation that poor oral hygiene had on the lifespan and quality of life of her grandmother while in assisted living. Using her extensive background in microbiology and immunology, she developed safe and effective products that control oral bacteria, the root cause of gum disease, cavities and bad breath.

Dr. Emily Stein attended the University of Iowa, where she first developed her fascination with the microbial universe. After she earned her degree in microbiology, she continued to further advance her expertise at the University of California at Berkeley where she sharpened her understanding of how bacteria behave, consume and socialize for survival in every known environment. After she earned her PhD, she attended Stanford University to pursue a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Immunology & Rheumatology.



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About Heritage of Edina, Edina MN

Over 60 years old, Heritage of Edina has gained a reputation as a premier Senior Living Community. Whether it is Independent Living, Personalized Services, Assisted Living Services, or Extended Assisted Living Services, they offer the full continuum of care and services to make your retirement years complete and worry free.

About Saint Therese of Woodbury, Woodbury MN

Saint Therese has thoughtfully evolved to best provide for the individuals, families and neighborhoods they serve. They work hard to serve a larger purpose by establishing a place where everyone feels welcomed, valued and loved.

About Heritage Specialty Care – Cedar Rapids, IA

Since 1971, Heritage Specialty Care has been providing care for eastern Iowans in need of long term and short term care. They are dedicated to each of their residents to help them reach their highest level of function possible.

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