7 Reasons Why Your Face Is Shrinking

While attending one of our son’s high school sporting events recently, I was struck by how many of the teens had narrow facial features. From the side, it was clear that many had recessed jaws with pushed-back mandibles. I was also reminded of attending a football game last year, seeing something similar with many of […]

Why You Have Crooked Teeth: Interviews with Top Orthodontists

Most physicians and dentists don’t normally associate crooked teeth with the airway and breathing problems. However, without understanding what causes crooked teeth (malocclusion), you can’t truly understand why obstructive sleep apnea develops in the first place. Fortunately, more and more dentists and some physicians are beginning to appreciate the vital role that orthodontists play in […]

Culinary Practices And The Modern Human Bite

Dr. Weston Price showed that cultures that change from native to modern, Western diets produce jaws with more dental crowding, crooked teeth and more cavities. Others have shown that softer foods and even bottle-feeding can also promote dental crowding. Smaller jaws can lead to smaller airways, leading to a number of health problems due to […]

Korean Versus North American Facial Beauty Standards

How do two different cultures view facial features when it comes to beauty? Here’s an interesting blog by a Canadian husband and wife team (living in Korea) who make some insightful observations on how Koreans view facial beauty. In particular, they comment on the fact that native Koreans prefer a V-Line face, with narrow jaws […]