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Oral Posture And Function

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Fortunate are people who recognize and benefit from an opportunity that presents itself in a window of limited time in their lifetime.  How does this relate to our health? We just attended the conference of International Association of Facial Growth Guidance (IAFGG) held in Calgary, Canada. The meeting was attended by orthodontists, general dentists, …

North American Association for Facial Orthotropics (NAAFO)

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA We recently attended the inaugural conference of the North American Association for Facial Orthotropics (NAAFO) held in Chicago.  We always hope to come away with interesting and pertinent information that can make a positive difference in our lives and those we serve.  For me, it came through not only the lecture material that was …

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The Dirty Secret About Dental Insurance: Why is dentistry so expensive?

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA This is the third installment in a 3-part series. See the first part here and the second part here. There is a saying I’ve heard: “You can have something cheap, fast, or good. Pick two.”  The idea is that it’s nearly impossible to find a service or commodity that is all three – cheap, …

Santa Cruz Half Marathon

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA We had a great time running the Santa Cruz Half Marathon today!  The weather was absolutely perfect for the 13.1 mile course along West Cliff Drive, out to Wilder Ranch, and finishing on Cowell’s Beach.  Max has run this race every year since it started in 2001 and finished 5th in his age group, with …