Interruptions to a person’s sleep-wake cycle can prevent their bones from repairing themselves. This has implications for bone health, aging, and the importance of quality sleep. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea are already incredibly powerful as evidenced by the countless other things they can... Read Full Post
Ever feel self-conscious about getting a picture taken? If teeth or jaw shape are the issue, mewing may help. Many people have found this exercise as an easy way to find agency in reshaping their face and becoming more photogenic.
What Is Mewing?
Mewing is the practice of flattening the tongue... Read Full Post
The way our face develops can change a lot. Our face represents our identity, self-image, self-esteem, and attractiveness. What factors shape the way we look and what effects do they have?
The 3 Contributors
Creating beautiful, functional smiles is what dentistry is all about. The foundational... Read Full Post
People who don’t have problems when their wisdom teeth come in are few and far between. Why is that? The simple answer is that most people’s mouths aren’t big enough for their full set of adult teeth plus their wisdom teeth. The culprit is often jaw underdevelopment.
In addition to... Read Full Post
Snoring can upset and bother spouses and people sleeping in adjacent rooms. It can cause them to lose sleep as a result of the loud noise and snoring can be a sign of something serious for the person doing it. Snoring is a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). To reduce the likelihood that... Read Full Post
What is full face orthodontics and who can it benefit? We’ll answer these questions and more in this guide to full-face orthodontics.
What is Full-Face Orthodontics?
Full-face orthodontics is a method of straightening teeth while also guiding growth of the jaw. Guiding jaw growth is important... Read Full Post
How many of us have experienced a headache in our lifetime? How about regularly? While many people can get away with writing off their headaches as being a result of being overtired or dehydrated, many others can’t. We’re wired to look for patterns, especially when we’re trying to uncover the... Read Full Post
Anxiety about dental procedures, expectations of pain, and negative associations with someone touching their teeth are just a few reasons children grow weary of visiting the dentist. But it doesn’t have to be this way! By working with them early, parents can prepare children for the dentist and... Read Full Post
To many people, a beautiful smile is a balanced one. Straight teeth that fit together naturally are a dental goal for several dental patients. The opposite of that would be teeth that are poorly aligned, often referred to as bad bite or malocclusion. But what causes malocclusion and crooked teeth... Read Full Post
Spinning around on roller coasters, amusement park rides, and merry-go-rounds are all great ways for a person to play around with their sense of balance. When this sensation is unprompted however, it can be scary. What triggers that sense of unbalance and where does jaw dysfunction meet inner ear... Read Full Post
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