Myofunctional Habits

Poor myofunctional habits (the way we breathe, swallow and our tongue posture) are detrimental to the development of your child’s development and growth. Traditionally, dentists and orthodontists wait until all the permanent teeth have come through to begin treatment. However, conventional braces actually just treat the symptom of the problem – i.e the crooked teeth. […]

Are You a Mouth Breather?

Here are the 7 common characteristics that can help you identify if you or your child are a mouth breather… Dry chapped lips Open lip/mouth rest posture Bad breath Allergies Venous Pooling Scalloped tongue Vertical growth of crania-facial features “Why should we worry about mouth breathing and what is so wrong with it? It’s quite […]

Wellness-based Dentistry – What is it and what does it mean?

Most of us have heard or read about the mind-body connection, where the emotional or psychological wellbeing of someone has a direct or indirect impact on his or her physical wellbeing. Well, wellness-based dentistry focuses on the mouth-body connection. Because such a connection exists! It is a very real and undeniable thing that unfortunately most […]