Dr. Yoon Talks About Pediatric Orthodontics

Orthodontic Care and Periodontal Health

 

According to recent findings from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two adults aged 30 and over has periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, more commonly known as “gum disease,” is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and bone supporting the teeth (American Academy of Periodontology). If […]

Sleep Apnea and Drowsy Driving

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the health effects of sleep apnea. Studies have shown sleep apnea can lead to serious medical conditions including, high blood pressure, chronic heart failure, stroke and type-2 diabetes.
Sleep apnea can also be attributed to serious auto accidents resulting from sleep deprivation and drowsy driving.
What is […]

Dr. Audrey Yoon talks with Sleep “Better TV” about orthodontic treatment for sleep apnea.

Sleep apnea is a common but serious sleep disorder, in which you have interrupted breathing while you sleep. Today, we will discuss about Sleep apnea and how orthodontics can play a role.
Can orthodontic treatment help or even cure sleep apnea?
Dr Yoon — The answer is Yes for certain cases. For example, for the patients who […]

Braces May Be the Best Defense Against Bullying

Over the past several years, there has been a lot of talk about bullying and the impact it has on children and their families. It is a widespread problem that cuts across social and economic lines and affects our schools and communities. The Human Rights Education Center of Utah estimates that 1.6 million children […]