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 […]

“Shut Your Mouth” Book Review

As part of my show notes from my last podcast about the dangers of mouth breathing, I referenced a website that gave a great summary of George Catlin’s book, “Shut Your Mouth to Save Your Life,” published in 1882. Caitlin was an American painter in the latter half of the 19th century whose paintings of […]

Shut Your Mouth And Save Your Life

Here’s a book from 1882 by George Catlin, an American painter from the civil war era who was most known for painting Native Americans. He marveled at how people who were natural nose breathers were much healthier, with more pronounced facial features. In contrast, mouth breathers were much more prone to being sick, weak, and […]