May 29, 2013

Healthy kids

Happy Children

By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM

Usually, when you think of healthy kids you have visions of children eating fruits and vegetables for a great source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.  In order to get these benefits from the food, it …

March 29, 2013

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy: Why Now?

It is said that timing is everything. You may have heard of orofacial myofunctional therapy (OMT) popping up here and there in the U.S. over the past few decades.
March 26, 2013

Mouth Breathing, catching flies?

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By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM

Open Mouth Posture

Mouth breathing or open mouth posture usually means the tongue is resting down and forward while sleeping or awake. This position may cause abnormal skeletal growth patterns, which may lead to a

March 26, 2013

Bottles, Pacifiers, Sippy cups, Oh Why?

By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM

 

Bottles, Pacifiers, sippy cups, Oh Why? 

What is wrong with sippy cups you may ask?  

imagesimages-1                                                                                                                                                                       Bottles, pacifiers and sippy cups all have something in common, they hold the tongue down when in use.

Creating …