Malocclusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Your Child’s Crooked Teeth When your child’s baby teeth fall out, you may notice that the adult teeth come in and seem massive. How can their little mouth fit all those big teeth? Around the same time (usually 4-7 years old), you’ll start to notice a crooked smile. And while that little charmer may be cute with [...]
Why does my jaw hurt after sleeping? Eliminate jaw pain from your life in 2020. Why does my jaw hurt after sleeping? Eliminate jaw pain from your life in 2020. If you wake up with jaw pain, maybe one of your New Year's resolutions should be to eliminate jaw pain and get back to pain-free living in 2020. Sleep should be [...]
When does my child need braces? When does my child need braces?When does my child need braces?: Early Intervention (by Age 7!) Is KeyWhen you look at your child’s crooked smile, you might wonder: When does my child need braces? The current generation of parents remembers the typical pattern of orthodontics from their childhood—you lose all of your teeth, and [...]
4 Reasons to Boost Confidence in Your Child by Giving Them a Great Smile P uberty and adolescence can do a number on self esteem—and a confident smile matters and can make a difference. You can’t control hormones and growth spurts, but you can take charge of malocclusion (misaligned teeth) to boost confidence in your child and give your child [...]
Snap, Crackle, Pop: Why Is My Jaw Clicking? You can snap your fingers, click your tongue, clap your hands, or crack your knuckles, but one part that should not be joining the rhythm section is your jaw. If your jaw makes noise when you open or close your mouth, it may indicate a larger problem called TMD. Let’s break [...]
Got Sleep Apnea? Oral Appliances Offer an Alternative to CPAP If you or your partner snores, you are likely aware that it could be part of a larger problem than just the noise—snoring can be caused by sleep apnea, a condition where the airway is blocked for periods of time throughout the night. Sleep apnea causes a serious strain [...]
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