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…

Hard Palate Evaluation

Hard Palate Evaluation

During your dental visit Aptos Drs Drew evaluate the hard palate.  If it is narrow a patient could benefit from palatal expansion.  The palate is 50% in the mouth and 50% in the nose.  If the palate is flat and wide the nasal cavity has much more space for a higher volume of air to…

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign Invisalign Aptos     Congratulations on all your hard work and dedication to your smile! You’ve gone through Invisalign treatments to get the smile you’ve always wanted, and you’ve cared for your teeth with an oral routine that has worked for you; you might already suspect that…