The Chewing Mechanism and Orthodontic Health

Let’s narrow our focus now, leaving ideas pertaining to overall health, and visiting what we call the chewing mechanism or orthodontic health.  Of course, what we use to chew, the jaw joints, teeth, and chewing  muscles and nerves, are  used for a variety of other functions, chewing is the most active use of these parts Read More

Lifestyle Stress & Orthodontic Health

Let’s look at the fact that monitoring and effectively managing stress in our lives enhances what we do for you in orthodontics, giving you more opportunity to share your bright beautiful smile with others with a full and grateful heart, not one bogged down by excessive stress. Take a look at this link to see the Stress Factors Rating Scale. After Read More

LET’S DEFINE WELLNESS AND LIFESTYLE

Wellness incorporates spirituality, psychology, and the physical wellness. All these influence our general well-being and can have effects on the health of our teeth, chewing muscles, and jaw joints- our chewing mechanism. This article shows how the characteristics of our lifestyle and wellness are balanced and help to define what we mean by “wellness”. Wellness Read More