What’s the Best Age for Braces? Part 2

In Part 1, we introduced 7 principles of braces that support our goal of providing quality orthodontic care to all of our patients. All of these principles relate to selecting the best timing of braces. We’d like to avoid starting braces too early, making the patient wear braces longer than necessary, or starting treatment too 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