By: Arielle Weg

Can You Overdose on Melatonin? New Study Shows Rising Number of Child Overdoses

Children’s overdoses on the supplement have increased 530% over the last decade.... read more



By: Dr Audrey Yoon

Palate widening with orthodontics reduces the size of adenoids and tonsils in children - YouTube

Video Abstract of Audrey Yoon et al. "Impact of rapid palatal expansion on the size of adenoids and tonsils in children." Sleep Medicine (2022). doi: 10.1016...... read more



By: K Sadasivam 1, K Patial, V K Vijayan, K Ravi

Anti-oxidant treatment in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome - PubMed

Oral NAC administration appears to have a therapeutic potential in the treatment of OSAS. It is proposed that long-term treatment with NAC in patients with OSAS may reduce their dependency on continuous positive airway pressure therapy.... read more



By: Richard Baxter DDS

Why Does My Baby Cry So Much? Tongue-Ties, Lip-Ties, and Colic

New parents are tasked with figuring out how to care for their new baby with no user manual (well, there are books and Dr. Google, at least). Still, one of the most frustrating aspects of the infant stage is when babies cry for no apparent reason, wake up crying or screaming, or can’t seem to stop crying.... read more



By: Jessica D'Argenio Waller, MS, CNS, LDN

AAP now recommends breastfeeding beyond age 2 due to benefits for both baby and mother

In This Article Benefits of breastfeeding longer than 2 years Breastfeeding mothers need more support New 2022 AAP breastfeeding recommendations How to self-advocate for longer breastfeeding ... read more



By: Brittny Sciarra, RDH, BS, MAS™, COM® and Karese Laguerre, CRDH, MAS™

Integrating Myofunctional Therapy Training into Your Dental Practice with BROOM Screening - Spear Education

Conducting myofunctional therapy training for dental staff using the screening tool ‘BROOM', provides details about your patient's health. Before your...... read more




Here's How Long It Really Takes to Break a Habit, According to Science

From daily tooth-brushing to the 11am coffee, we all have dozens of habits that get us through our daily routine. Some are great - weekly gym visits are often encouraged - others not so much, like smoking a pack a day, or dialling the number of the pizza place way too often.... read more



By: Alexandra Benisek

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that happens when your breathing stops and starts while you slumber. If it goes untreated, it can cause loud snoring, daytime tiredness, or more serious problems like heart trouble or high blood pressure.... read more



By: Richard Baxter DMD

Are Tongue-Ties and Lip-Ties Linked to Postpartum Depression?

Most mothers experience the “baby blues,” which affect around 70-80% of new mothers for around a few weeks and then resolve.... read more



By: Nicole Archambault Besson, EdS, MS, CCC-SLP

The Tongue Was Involved, But What Was the Trouble?

The search for the cause of a preschooler’s difficult behavior leads to a surprising discovery.... read more



By: Nehal Aggarwal

CDC and AAP Have Updated Their Guidelines for Developmental Milestones

This is the first update to the guidelines since 2005.... read more



By: Alyssa Hill

Palate (Palatal) Expanders: Types, Treatment Indicators & More

Palate expanders widen narrow palates in children. They are used to prevent future orthodontic issues.... read more



By: Richard Baxter, Lauren Hughes

Speech and Feeding Improvements in Children After Posterior Tongue-Tie Release: A Case Series

Ankyloglossia, commonly referred to as “tongue-tie,” has recently seen a surge in cases and awareness with a corresponding increase in diagnosis and treatment. The evidence linking tongue-tie release and breastfeeding improvement has been published previously. However, due to a lack of published evidence for children, many medical professionals still believe that a restricted tongue does not contribute to feeding or speech issues in older children.... read more



By: The Strategist Editors

The Best Sinus-Rinse Kits on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

Whether you’re fighting off a cold, the flu, or seasonal allergies, a sinus-rinse kit or neti pot — water-powered tools to help clear sinus congestion — can help.... read more



By: Kimberly Holland

How to Clear a Stuffy Nose

A stuffy nose, or nasal congestion, can be frustrating and often affect your day-to-day life.... read more



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