Effects of Mouth Breathing

Dr. Jennifer Wallace Facial Growth Orthodontics, Physiologic, Sleep Apnea

Beaufort, SC | Dr. Jennifer Wallace DMD Breathing is an essential part of life. However, it’s such a natural part of life that most people don’t ever think about it. For instance, do you know whether your child breathes through their nose or their mouth? Most parents do not know the answer nor do they have any idea of the …

The Heart and Mouth Connection

Dr. Jennifer Wallace Physiologic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease will claim an estimated 600,000 lives this year, making it America’s number one killer. Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked? There are two different connections between heart disease and your oral health: Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced gum (periodontal) …