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A new perspective on airway-centered disorders in Dana Point, CA

A New Perspective on Airway-centered Disorders in Dana Point, CA Area
A New Perspective on Airway-centered Disorders in Dana Point, CA AreaDr. Mark Cruz of Dana Point, CA is well known for his commitment to helping patients achieve better health and overall wellness. His practice goes far beyond caring for teeth. In fact, sometimes issues such as malocclusion and crooked teeth are not even the primary problem, but rather a symptom of a much more serious airway-centered disorder.

As a leader in the emerging science of airway focused dentistry, Dr. Cruz regularly participates in mini residencies. 

Simple braces may not be the answer

All too often, crooked teeth, malocclusion, and similar problems are treated as a simple condition, and “corrected” with braces while a child is young. Yet, that orthodontic condition may be only the tip of the iceberg, a symptom of a breathing problem that could plague the individual for life. Airway focused dentistry takes a much broader approach, evaluating the form and function of the jaw, tongue, airway, and other structures. Treatment plans are developed to not only straighten teeth, but also improve breathing function and guide overall healthy development.

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Expert evaluation is essential

If you believe your child may suffer from an airway-centered disorder, call (949) 661-1006 for a consultation with Dr. Cruz.

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Meet Dr. Mark Cruz

Dr. Mark Cruz Dr. Mark Cruz graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986 and started his dental journey in Monarch Beach. He is a well-known lecturer internationally, and he was a part-time lecturer at UCLA. He gives individual attention to each patient while creating a friendly and enjoyable dental experience. He makes the patient a part of the dental procedure, educating them about the problem at hand.

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