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

Awareness of Lifestyle for Orthodontic Health

Orthodontic Health To evaluate the probability of great Orthodontic Health, we need to breakdown the cycle from the time of the accident when the ball is set in motion. The body is affected as a result of the awareness of a condition that will affect the body. Awareness Several conditions have manifested themselves as a 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

Health Habits & Your Orthodontic Health

Great health habits help us enjoy a longer, happy live.  To promote this, we can consider the habits we have that support our health.  We can evaluate our health habits and see how well we’re promoting a long, health life for ourselves.  This gives us our health age. To arrive at our health age we first look Read More

Wellness and Wellness of the Chewing Mechanism

Wellness Wellness versus Disease The illustration below shows three types of path in our lives: Wellness, compromised wellness/mild disease, and disease.  Most people travel  down the middle road of life between some level of Wellness and trying to keep away from Disease.  Without a healthy lifestyle we can get into compromised health or even disease. Life has its 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