Goals of Myofunctional Therapy

Myofunctional therapy is a great addition to the toolkit of any dentist, but we understand that it sounds complicated to most patients. It’s a mouthful of a word, and it’s a new concept for many of our patients. This can make some people reluctant to pursue it as a potential treatment.  That’s [...]

How Does My Jaw Affect Balance and Posture?

As silly as it may sound, the song “Dem Bones” was right. Everything is connected. When one part of your body is out of alignment, your entire body is negatively affected. Your jaw is no exception, and a misaligned jaw can have a ripple effect that changes your posture and throws your entire body off [...]

How Therapy Can Improve Your Dental Health and Sleep Quality

When many of us think of dentists, we unfortunately think of invasive and sometimes painful treatments like root canal procedures, braces or dental implants. While those are all effective and usually much-needed solutions to dental problems, for certain conditions, we can use non-invasive and even pleasant treatments, too. One such treatment is Myofunctional Therapy

Why Our Ancestors Had Straight Teeth

While lying in the chair at the dentist’s office, staring up at the bright lights while your dentist checks your teeth, have you ever thought about what our ancestors did before dentistry? How did they deal with shifting teeth and snoring? It must have been a painful existence, right? Wrong, says Sandra Kahn and Paul [...]