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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, […]

Sleep Apnea Consultation

Stop Snoring Solutions Aptos

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you or a loved one snore and do not know where to go for help, call Drew Dental and you can have a consultation with Dr. Allyson Drew. Visit Drew Dental Sleep Health. If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and can not wear a CPAP, call our office for a consultation. […]

Sleep Surgery Virtual Webinar

Drs Drew attended a virtual course with the leading ENT and orthodontists from the USA, Singapore,  Brazil, Hong Kong, and Egypt last night. Dr. Sorough  Zaghi, ENT, Sleep Surgeon and founder of really drove home how posterior tongue tie is one cause of mouth breathing and underdevelopment of the midface. See the image to […]

Sleep Interrupted

Zoom interview with Dr. Steven Park, ENT and author of Sleep Interrupted Last night we had an amazing Zoom interview with Dr. Steven Park, ENT, and author of Sleep Interrupted, as part of the Airway, Sleep, and Pediatric Pathway Study Group, with airway-centric dentists from around the world. Dr. Park also has a great podcast, […]

The Neurological Consequences of a Misfit Mouth on Sleep

The Neurological Consequences of a Misfit Mouth on Sleep How breathing affects our children’s sleep and how many pediatricians and orthodontist miss the root cause. Dr. Simmons discusses the critical need for earlier detection of dental problems to mitigate future health challenges. He explains why people’s mouths hold the secret to good sleep. He connects […]

Tongue Tie Leads To Breathing Issues In School Age Children

Sleep Disorders Aptos

Short lingual frenulum as a risk factor for sleep-disordered breathing in school-age children. Do you have a restricted tongue? Is the tissue that attaches the tongue to the bottom of the mouth too tight? Try this to detect if you have a tongue tie (restricted lingual frenum): Open your mouth 👄 as wide as you […]

Our Skulls Are Out-Evolving Us

Sleep Apnea Aptos

“Skeletal remains show that just 300 years ago, humans commonly displayed straight, perfectly aligned teeth, wide jaws, flat palates and the large nasal passages that signal habitual, healthy breathing.” “Science suggests that crooked teeth, overbites, narrow jaws, and crimped nasal airways are a modern phenomenon.” Drs Drew are airway centric dentists and offer treatment options […]

Interaction Of Tongue-Tie With The Fascia System

Timothy J. King, Bth, Adv. Dip, App Sci Myotherapy MA- provides an insightful summary of the interaction of tongue-tie with the fascia system and the role of Functional Neuromyofascial Technique (FNFT) of bodywork and physical therapy in the rehabilitation of patients with fascial restrictions.  

Our Skulls Are Out-Evolving Us

Aptos Sleep Apnea

Our Skulls Are Out-Evolving Us By Katherine Reynolds Lewis A motley crew of scientists argue that our ever-shrinking skulls are wreaking havoc on our well-being Lindsey Hanes burst into tears at the wheel of her black Dodge Caravan. Ugly crying. Heaving sobs. Through raindrops on her car window, she glanced back at the medical […]

10 Surprising Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children

Children Sleep Apnea Aptos

10 Surprising Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children By Very Well Health – By Brandon Peters, MD Watch out for Sleepwalking, Bedwetting, Snoring and Other Signs in Your Child When you think of sleep apnea, you may not think of a child as the most typical person to have the condition. In fact, you […]