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Early Treatment Options ages infant to 6

Early Treatment Options ages infant to 6 Hands-on seminar hosted Spring 2018 in Grand Rapids, MI partnered with AAGO Presented by Wyland Gibbs, DDS, MS & Karen O’ Rourke, DDS   Why Early Treatment Options? • Redirect improper facial growth • Enhance airways and improve health • Gain self-worth and confidence   Before   Dr. […]

Dsmile Body Balance Training

Dsmile Body Balance Training A new perspective in craniofacial functional medicine Have you ever wondered how you can make your therapy more effective? Have you experienced that orofacial myofunctional imbalance prevented your treatment progress? Would you like to improve your succes rate?Prepare yourself for the new paradigm in medicine. Prepare your practice for the new area in […]

Oral Posture and Faces

“Close your mouth, Michael, we are not a codfish”, Marry Poppins 1964 There is an old wives tale in most cultures that run something like this; “Shut your mouth or the wind will change and it will set like that”. Like many old wives’ tails, there is a strong suggestion that within it is an […]

Facial Shape and Sleep Apnoea

Within this site are several well-supported texts discussing how external influences in the modern environment are leading to a lengthening of the anterior facial skeleton. This is well illustrated if you compare the tracing of a primitive skull shape with a modern average such as is used by orthodontists when they are planning treatment (see […]

Stop Snoring

Snoring is due to vibration of the ‘soft palate’ (the flap of tissue at the back of your mouth). It is caused by air passing either side of this flap when the mouth is open, rather like a flag waving from side to side. Obviously it will not flap if you breathe through your nose […]

Make your Face Beautiful

Make your face beautiful with correct oral posture Ever since the work of Eva Fraserpeople have been aware that the function and posture of the muscles of the face can influence the shape of the face and that the shape of the face was not set in stone. Under the skin are muscles that are […]

To Avoid Lifelong Retainers

In the 1800’s, parents began to be concerned about the increasing number of children developing with crowded and irregular teeth and set back jaws. In the US, a dentist named Edward Angle, developed a method for straightening teeth by fixing wires to them and pulling them with screws and ligatures onto a larger wire, which […]