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,…

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…

Sugar

Sugar!  This helps explain why cavities are more prevalent in our modern-day, industrialized civilizations. • More sugar also means softer foods. • Soft foods mean you don’t chew as much. • When kids don’t chew they don’t get the benefit of optimal jaw growth. • Without nice wide jaws, our teeth don’t have space to…

Eat your way to a healthier smile.

Eat your way to a healthier smile. Eating food is more fun than going to the dentist so please read this: Omegas are shown to decrease periodontal disease: “ To date, the treatment of periodontitis has primarily involved mechanical cleaning and local antibiotic application. Thus, a dietary therapy, if effective, might be a less expensive…