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tongue tie

Tongue ties might seem like a minor issue in babies and children, but they can cause serious complications later on down the road. They’re actually quite common — and often get overlooked, even into adulthood. Medically known as ankyloglossia, this condition is caused by an unusually tight or short band…

posture

Forward neck postures are often thought to be caused by mobile phone use. But did you know your tongue could be the reason for your poor head posture and neck pain?  Basically, it all comes down to the importance of the oral cavity and the craniofacial region to your posture.…

veneer

One of the most common questions we hear from our patients about porcelain dental veneers is: “Will my teeth rot under the veneer?”  The short answer is no. The longer answer is: Porcelain veneers are made from very durable and strong materials. They are not susceptible to the bacteria that…

When you were a kid, you probably heard from your dentist and parents that you need to floss every day. But, do you really need to floss? Isn’t brushing enough?  No, actually, it isn’t.  It turns out that flossing isn’t something your dentist suggests lightly. It’s something you should do…

Considering a smile makeover but not sure if you’re a good candidate? If you want to improve the look of your smile, you’re probably perfect for a smile update! There are many reasons why people choose to have their teeth whitened or get veneers placed on their front teeth. Some…

Like many new parents, you want to learn as much as possible about how to care for your infant. The right diaper to use, the best bottle and even how to track their milestones to make sure they’re “on target” with growth and development.  But, how much do you know…

Do you get jealous of the bright, white smiles of others? Are you wondering how you can get those beautiful smiles you see on TV? Before you reach for whitening strips, read this. Why Whiten?  Why not? Who doesn’t want a brighter, whiter smile? A bright white smile is attractive…

According to the American Association of Family Physicians, up to 10 percent of children are affected by obstructive sleep apnea. But is it all that serious in children?  Actually, yes. Obstructive sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders, but it’s serious at any age. And treating sleep…

Menopause. It’s often called “The Change” because not only do hormones shift, but lots of other things happen, too. Hair loss, weight gain, hot flashes and skin changes are just a few things women can look forward to when they hit this cycle of life. However, there’s also a big…

You may have heard of myofunctional therapy as treatment for children, but did you know that many adults benefit from this therapy as well? Many adults choose to undergo myofunctional therapy to correct problems that they’ve had since birth but never had addressed.