Update On Early Orthodontic Expansion

Update on Early orthodontic expansion on our 4-year-old patient who is now 6 years old •First adult tooth has erupted in the lower jaw straight •Second adult tooth has ample space to erupt in straight •Remember, adult teeth are larger than baby teeth •There needs to be spacing between baby teeth •Spacing between baby teeth […]

Oral Hygiene For Mask Wearing

oral hygiene for mask wearing

Oral Hygiene For Mask Wearing Your mouth 👄 has the second most biodiverse population of bacteria, second to your gut. So let’s talk about oral hygiene for mask wearing 😷: • brush your teeth more often • floss your teeth after every meal • Use toothpaste and mouth rinse that restore the PH and are […]

Mouth Breathing and Low Tongue Posture

Mouth Breathing and Low Tongue Posture Mouth breathing and low tongue posture (tongue sits in your lower jaw) are the beginning habits to sub-optimal eating, drinking, facial development, teeth alignment, breathing and sleep. If you’d like to take a deep dive into how breathing affects your overall health, especially the development of your facial bones, […]

COVID-19 Vaccine

Drs Jason and Allyson Drew Aptos Dentists

This is the good in our world. Way to go scientific community around the world to make this happen in record time. As a pregnant dentist and now nursing mom/dentist working through the Pandemic, Dr. Allyson Drew had tears of happiness to have vaccine protection for her family, herself, her patients and her community. #drewdental […]

The tongue is a muscle.

The tongue is a muscle. As with any muscle, it can be trained and strengthened. Open mouth posture is unhealthy not just for the formation of your facial bones, but also for your health. Drs Drew go over proper swallow with their patients and teach them where their tongue should be during a swallow and […]