Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic Book Review

I was excited to order Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic a few months ago when it first came out, but didn’t get a chance to read it until recently. The two authors complement each other with their very different backgrounds.  Dr. Sandra Kahn is a pioneering orthodontist with 22 years of practice, and Dr. […]

Integrative Orthodontics with Dr. Barry Raphael [Podcast 45]

In this podcast episode, Dr. Barry Raphael joins us to talk about integrative orthodontics and his mission to teach patients, parents, and professionals about Airway-Related Oral Dysfunctions and treatment alternatives. In this 62 minute interview, Dr. Raphael will reveal: When children should be checked for airway dental disease The ADA position paper on the role of dentists in […]

Airway Inflammation and the 7 Stealthy Sleep Smashers

My family and I recently suffered a miserable cold that would not go away for over 2 weeks. It started off with a stuffy nose, which then developed into a prolonged chronic cough. Thankfully, everyone is now fine, except for a few lingering symptoms. During the peak of my cold, I had trouble sleeping because […]

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 […]