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Sparkle Dental | 9/11/2016
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Recent studies from Stanford Sleep Centre have identified tongue ties as a risk factor for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).  This has major implications in the prevention of a growing public health problem. 
 
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Sparkle Dental | 9/09/2016
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Breastfeeding is the most important modifiable influence on facial growth in a child's first year of life.  

This blog post examines the relationship between breastfeeding, facial and airway development, and crooked teeth. 
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Sparkle Dental | 10/03/2016
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Myobrace Therapy is an emerging alternative to traditional orthodontics that addresses the causes of crooked teeth. 
 
Shereen recently returned from Brisbane where she learned from Dr John Flutter, a leading international expert in this field to further incorporate this treatment approach to the practice for our patients.
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Sparkle Dental | 12/12/2015
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Sippy cups are designed as a no-mess option to be used in the transition between breastfeeding and using open cups.  

However, compared to open cup sipping, sippy cups promote unnatural tongue placement and swallowing patterns.  This can lead to improper jaw and airway development and future orthodontic problems with extended use.
 

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