September 25, 2022

Oct. 3 event to address health workforce well-being

The National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience will be publishing a National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being to help prevent health worker burnout on Oct. 3. The collaborative was co-chaired by Victor Dzau, M.D., National Academy of Medicine president, and Vivek Murthy, M.D., U.S. Surgeon General. The plan incorporates six years of collective work among the National Academy of Medicine’s network of 200 organizations — […]
August 31, 2022

Study: Successful Implant Integration

INTRODUCTION Implants are already recognized as essential to enhancing a patient’s quality of life. To ensure successful integration of the oral implant in the patient’s edentulous area, implants are now being developed in all different sizes, shapes, and widths, with various grooved surfaces and designs. This facilitates prosthetic restoration and the return of function. However, to achieve successful implant integration, aesthetic enhancement must be considered as an added possibility, along with […]
July 17, 2022

Study: The Role of Periodontitis and Periodontal Bacteria in the Onset and Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Abstract The evidence of a connection between the peripheral inflammatory processes and neurodegenerative diseases of the central nervous system is becoming more apparent. This review of the related literature highlights the most recent clinical, epidemiological, and in vitro studies trying to investigate possible connections between periodontal bacteria and the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. This review was conducted by searching databases such as PubMed and Scopus using keywords or […]
June 30, 2021

Study: The Connection Between Asthma And Oral Health

People with asthma are almost one fifth more likely to experience gum disease, a recent study in the Journal of Periodontology reveals. Roughly 235 million people around the globe experience asthma — an inflammatory disease that narrows and inflames the airways, therefore resulting in symptoms like difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, and tightening of the chest. This condition can also cause dry mouth, which can lead to plaque buildup and gum disease. If […]
September 24, 2020

Study: Myofunctional Therapy at RealSmile Dentistry

What is Myofunctional Therapy? Myofunctional Therapy, also known as Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, is a specialized intervention designed to address Oral Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs).  Therapy involves therapeutic oral and facial muscle exercises that are suited to the individual patient’s needs. The exercises are designed to train (or retrain) the correct resting postures of the tongue and lips, swallowing patterns and proper nasal/diaphragm breathing. Oral Myofunctional Disorders (OMD) (Children and Adults) Can […]


The science of aligning the lower jaw in relation to the upper jaw while creating a balanced and relaxed musculature of the head and neck in the process, without any surgery.