The latest research says that the body needs oxygen in order to remain healthy or heal. We can survive “weeks” without eating food, “days” without drinking water, but we measure oxygen deprivation in “minutes”. Hold your breath for 10 minutes and you’re most-likely brain-dead. We now know if a cell in the body doesn’t get enough oxygen to do its function, inflammation can start. And often, disease begins with inflammation.
The tongue plays a major role in airway obstruction. This presentation will be addressing the non-surgical, non-CPAP solutions to airway obstruction, namely how to reposition the tongue and “epigenetics”, the stimulation of stem cells in the palate and back of the throat to develop a larger airway.
Dr. Janette Carroll, DDS, NMD, IBDM is a passionate integrative dentist in Mount Vernon who is a member of the IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology). She recently finished a naturopathic course geared towards dentists to help better understand the alternative approach to health and well-being and how the mouth health cannot be separated from overall body health…they go hand-in-hand. Please let her know if there are other topics in dentistry you would like to hear about.