Entries by Dr. Lenny Kundel

Let Children Grow

In today’s culture, people are in a rush to get straight teeth as young as possible. Our office has seen children as young as six-years-old with braces. But when it comes to children, the focus should be on growing and developing the jaws and the face, ensuring the windpipe is not compromised – the frequent […]

How the Growth Appliance (AGGA) Stimulates Growth

With a quick type into your favorite search engine, it’s easy to find answers to all your questions. One problem, however, is that so much of that information can be incorrect – especially when it comes to your health. One such example is the claim that the Growth Appliance (AGGA) tips teeth instead of actually […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea And The Role Of The Dentist

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common disorder in which an individual stops breathing multiple times each night. Let’s take a look at sleep apnea in more detail and explore a dental treatment called oral appliance (OA) therapy. Has anyone ever told you that you snore like an old steam train or that you grunt or […]

My take on Root Cause

I finally saw the “Root Cause.” It is a movie that discusses the dangers of root canals. I have mixed feelings about it.   On one hand: Finally! On the other hand: It is now OPEN SEASON on all the unsuspecting patients out there that are struggling to get better.

What’s In Your Toothpaste

Toothpaste most likely originated in China, Egypt, and India more than 6,000 years ago. In China, twigs and bones were mashed and mixed with water, salt, and flower petals to form a thick paste. This paste was then put on the end of a sharp bamboo leaf and applied to teeth. This proved to be […]