What Is Mouth Breathing?

It is just what it sounds like breathing through your mouth instead of your nose like nature intended. Your mouth is for eating.  Your nose is for breathing. You wouldn’t try to eat pizza with your nose, would you? Taking air in through your mouth is like eating...

mouth breathing

The Other F Word

To use Fluoride or not to use Fluoride? That is the question. There have been many heated debates about this topic for decades. I believe Fluoride is a personal choice, and this is why it is the other F word. There are numerous opinions on this subject.  What Is...

The F Word

The F Word Floss…. What word were you thinking? Out of all of the word in the English dictionary we refer to one word as the F word. It is the one magical word that just by its sound it can describe pain, pleasure, hate, and love. The  F word I am describing is...

My Child is Teeth Grinding

  Why is my Child grinding his/her Teeth? When we put our kids to bed, we would like them to have sweet dreams and breathe easily; however, this is not always the case. Grinding/ bruxism Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or the clenching of...

Let’s make toothbrushing fun!

Getting your kids to brush their teeth is all about what we teach them and the example we set.  Children model our behavior. When I am talking to moms about the challenges that they face getting their kid to brush their teeth, I hear…. “I don’t have time!” “It’s a...