Breaking the Barrier Between Dentistry and Medicine

Many of us think of dentistry as separate from medicine. After all, we may go to our family doctor if we have a complaint about our stomach, our foot, or our throat, but the dentist only looks at the health of our teeth and gums. It’s almost as if the mouth were completely separate from […]


Teenage Orthodontics Is About More Than a Straight Smile

Think orthodontic treatment is all about straightening teeth? Think again. Though we tend to think of teens in braces solely in terms of appearance, there’s a lot more to it than that. Here’s how orthodontic treatment may help teens’ overall health.    Focus on function When in optimal health, the teeth, tongue, and jaw work […]