Post Falls Family Dental Blog

What is Orthosomnia? by PFFD | 16 January, 2024

There is a new sleep disorder affecting patients all over the country. It’s called Orthosomnia. Over the past few years, I have seen countless patients, friends, and family members obsess over their sleep because of wearable devices like Apple Watches, Oura rings, Fitbits, and Whoops. You might...

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Solea Laser Improves Dentistry For Patients and Dentists by PFFD | 07 January, 2024

Whenever I fire up the Solea laser, I feel like Princess Lea if she were blonde and a dentist. My enemy? Tooth decay. My solution? A high-tech laser that slices through decay and enamel without needing anesthetic. I have been a dentist for 20 years and got along just fine without a laser… or so I...

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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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