what you need to know about growth orthodontics
Non-extraction orthodontics is the straightening of a person's teeth without extraction or removal of any permanent teeth. It is an alternative method of treatment that allows a patient to retain all of his or her teeth while having the teeth straightened. Read More >>
Most people think that teeth are for chewing and as long as they look good and don't hurt, they'll be ok. Twenty years of getting teeth to chew and look good has allowed me to study many people. One of the things that struck me was how many patients have noisy jaw joints, bad posture, backaches, headaches and more Read More >>
Why Mouth Breathing is Bad
The nose and the mouth serve very different functions. Each nostril functions independently and synergistically in filtering, warming, moisturizing, dehumidifying, and smelling the air.
The respiratory system of carbon dioxide and oxygen exchange occurs in the alveoli of the lungs. When there is proper oxygen-carbon dioxide exchange, the blood will maintain a balanced pH. If carbon dioxide is lost too quickly, as in mouth breathing, oxygen absorption is decreased. Read More >>
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