Why Are Tongue Ties Important?

September 11, 2023
Maybe you are wondering why we hear about them much more than we did 20 years ago. Today more research is being done on oral ties and potential health effects.

Oral Ties in Babies and Children

August 14, 2023
More than 30 years ago, when I first became a mom, no one looked in my baby’s mouth, and I had no idea that my daughter had oral ties. Only more recently, I realized that she has oral ties that may have impacted some of the issues she has dealt with over the years.


July 17, 2023

Do you know how much sugar is in your food?

April 10, 2023
When George Washington was alive, most people ate about four pounds of sugar a year. These days, adults eat about 60 pounds of sugar a year, and kids devour more than 65 pounds!

Messy Eating and Myofunctional Disorders

March 13, 2023
Is your child a messy eater? Are they super picky about what they eat, and do they prefer softer foods like chicken nuggets, apple sauce, and the like? Do they take a long time to finish a meal, or do they never finish it? What about eating so fast that they do not chew their food?

All About Xylitol

December 5, 2022
Have you ever heard of xylitol, or better yet, have you ever tried it?

Dental Sealants

November 7, 2022
No one is immune to getting cavities, but dental sealants prevent 80% of cavities in the back teeth, where 9 in 10 cavities occur. Isn’t that amazing?