Post Falls Family Dental Blog

What is Myofunctional Therapy? by PFFD | 06 April, 2023

Myofunctional therapy is an exercise-based therapy program. It is like physical therapy, only for the muscles of the mouth, tongue, and face. The exercises are designed specifically to train proper breathing, speaking, chewing and swallowing. The 4 Goals of Myofunctional Therapy 1. Promote nasal...

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Find Relief from Sleep Apnea and Insomnia with Custom-Fitted Oral Appliances at Post Falls Family Dental and Sleep Better Northwest by PFFD | 06 February, 2023

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It can cause a person to stop breathing during sleep, leading to fragmented sleep, daytime fatigue, and a host of other health problems. For many people, the most effective treatment for sleep apnea is a continuous...

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Close up Picture of Baby Sleeping

Does My Child Have a Sleeping Disorder? by Tiffany Nelson, RDH | 17 February, 2020

As a hygienist, I focus on mouths and teeth and now throats and airways. With children, I notice crowded or crooked teeth, high vaulted palates, strong tongue thrusting, chapped lips, mouth breathing, enlarged tonsils, speech issues, and some behavioral challenges. I will point out...

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