Evolution of Malocclusion & Sleep Apnea (Encore)

This is an encore presentation of my two-part interview with one of my main mentors, the late Dr. Brian Palmer. This is a discussion you don’t want to miss. Dr. Brian Palmer was an internationally recognized expert on dental malocclusion, infant feeding habits, and its relation to obstructive sleep apnea. Part 1 (1 hr, 17 min) Download mp3 […]

Book Review: Tongue-Tied by Dr. Richard Baxter

How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More

I have to admit that until I read Dr. Richard Baxter’s book (Tongue-Tied: How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More), I though I knew the basics principles of tongue-tie and how to properly manage this all-too-common condition. I finished reading the entire book over 3 days with an entirely […]

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. […]

Can Eating Wheat Cause Your Face to Shrink?

Of my three boys (ages 18, 15 and 9), only the youngest has major food allergies. He is sensitive to all nuts, milk, soy, tropical fruits, and gluten. In addition, it seems like every other of his classmates have not only similar issues, but various other health problems that are endemic in our young children today. […]

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 […]