Breathe Better, Live Better Part 2: Treating Problems Caused By Mouth Breathing
By Dr. Emily Watson Perhaps you notice it when your child is sleeping. Or maybe it’s while they are watching TV. Instead of breathing through the nose, the child is breathing through the mouth, a habit that can seem “normal,” but actually can affect a child’s health, growth, and development. In my previous article, I…Read More
Amaya’s Story: Watch Her Grow!
Amaya started coming to my office when she was almost 8 years old. She had undergone part of a phase I treatment before I started seeing her. This first photo was taken six years ago. One thing I know for sure is that I did not see then, what I see now! Now, I see…Read More
What Is Early Treatment Part II
In a previous blog post I discussed the benefits of early orthodontic treatment, and answered the question I hear most often, “Why are we starting treatment when my child still has baby teeth?” A question I get asked almost as frequently is, “Why are we starting treatment when my child ONLY has baby teeth? Currently,…Read More
What is Early Treatment?
One of the most common questions that parents ask me is, “Why are we starting treatment when my child still has baby teeth? When I was younger my parents waited until all of my permanent teeth were in.” Like most areas of medicine, orthodontics has continued to evolve in ways that ultimately benefit the patient’s…Read More