oral health

Breast feeding and sleep disorders: Guest Post from 2017 Greater Lansing Baby Fair Sponsor Susan Maples, DDS

24 Apr 2017

Got Milk?

It’s estimated that 25% of kids suffer from some level of sleep disorder.  That’s a big deal considering lack of sleep is associated with a multitude of health concerns: significant behavioral problems, headaches, ADHD diagnosis, and learning disabilities. Also, the growth hormone is formed during sleep, so if your kiddo has disruptive sleep it may influence their overall growth.

With many sleep disorders resulting from a narrowed airway—our eyes turn to a lack of breast suckling as a contributing factor. 

2016 Greater Lansing Baby Fair Diamond Sponsor: Delta Dental

29 Mar 2016

Our smiles are one of a kind, and it’s important that expecting and new mothers care for their smiles as well as their baby’s. Since oral health and overall health are closely related, expecting mothers are encouraged to see their dentist while pregnant, and new mothers should start an oral health care routine with their baby immediately.