In: Nasal Breathing

Cartoon with yellow smiling face, dental floss package, and dental picks, titled "5 Oral Health Hacks"
5 Oral Health Hacks to Help You Look and Feel Your Best
April 30, 2018

Most of us are familiar with the expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” and maintaining good oral health is certainly worth the effort. Are you doing all you can? With more evidence pointing to the connections between oral health and overall health, here are five easy oral health tips to help you look and feel your best.

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Diagram showing how obstructive sleep affects the mouth, nose, and throat
Five Important Facts About Sleep Apnea
July 19, 2017

Individuals with sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly while they sleep. In severe cases, this may occur up to 30 times an hour. Severe health problems can result from untreated sleep apnea; are you at risk? Here’s what you need to know.

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Victor D. Woodlief, DMD
Mouth Breathing: Problems and Correction
November 15, 2016

Mouth breathing is a common issue, but in extreme cases, it can result in serious health problems and can diminish an individual’s quality of life. Whatever its cause, resolving the problem of mouth breathing at its source is crucial. In this special guest interview, Victor D. Woodlief, DMD of our west coast sister practice discusses the risks of leaving this issue untreated, and how specialized dentistry can help.

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Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS
Specialized Dentistry for Tonsil and Adenoid Issues
October 24, 2016

Enlarged tonsils and adenoids frequently cause serious health problems for children, but simply removing the tonsils and adenoids doesn’t always correct the source of the problems. When narrow palates and restricted airways are also involved, specialized dentistry can help with palate and airway expansion, and establishment of nasal breathing. In this interview, Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS discusses the role of dentistry in resolving these issues.

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Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS
The Importance of Nasal Breathing
June 27, 2016

In this interview, Dr. Gio Iuculano of Winchester Dental explains how and why nasal breathing is best for overall health; the health consequences, evaluation, and treatment of mouth breathing; and why it’s important to identify it early.

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