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The official Podcast for World Of Smiles Pediatric Dentistry which has been serving the greater Portland, OR area since 2008.

Latest Episodes

Consciously Uncoupling with Michelle & Nicholas

Nicholas Peterka is not only the father of Dr. Michelle Stafford’s two boys. He has been behind the scenes for nearly 10 years working on community outreach and marketing. He even produces this very podcast! In this episode, Nicholas and Michelle discuss a major change in their relationship which they are approaching in a thoughtful, friendly, and conscious way. Discussed in this episode: Who is Nicholas? How they met Nicholas’ 365 day orthodontic animation Conscious Uncoupling What they learned from each other If you would like to learn more about conscious uncoupling, please refer to this excellent article. Another great option is to go straight to the source with the work of Katherine Woodward Thomas at consciousuncoupling.com.

14 MIN6 days ago
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Consciously Uncoupling with Michelle & Nicholas

The Beaverton Wellness Center with Serena Cruz

Serena Cruz is the Executive Director of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation. In this episode, she takes Dr. Stafford on a brief introductory tour of the Beaverton Wellness Center. Topics discussed in this episode: All about the Beaverton Wellness center and the new building The Welcome Wall The Virginia Garcia story A look at a dental clinic suite How people can support Virginia Garcia The next VG event in on Friday, September 27th from 5:30pm - 10pm. Tickets are available HERE! To learn more about Virginia Garcia, please visit their website at virginiagarcia.org.

8 MIN2 weeks ago
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The Beaverton Wellness Center with Serena Cruz

Getting To The Point with Carrie Crimin

Carrie Crimin is a Pediatric Acupuncturist and Pediatric Nurse. She sat down with Dr. Stafford to talk about her path from being a nurse to practicing acupuncture, and they dive into a variety of topics related to acupuncture for kids. Learn everything you need to know about Carrie and Little Owl Medicine on her lovely website: www.littleowlmedicine.com Topics discussed in this episode: What is acupuncture Transitioning from a nursing career into acupuncture What acupuncture looks like for kids What acupuncture can treat Acupuncture and digestion Typical first wellness visit Addressing sleep issues How acupuncture looks at oral health Approaching kids who are not the most excited to be receiving acupuncture Strategies for calming down - - - You can browse all previous episodes on Anchor and Youtube!

20 MINSEP 5
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Getting To The Point with Carrie Crimin

Explaining E-Cigarettes with Dr. Devin

Our very own Dr. Devin Bowyer sits down with Dr. Stafford to talk about Juuling and E-Cigarettes. The discreet nature of these new nicotine delivery devices is a serious cause for concern among educators and parents. Topics discussed in this episode: What is “Juuling” / How do E-Cigarettes work The form factor and how it can be easily hidden What’s in it? Physical and developmental affects/harms How this is marketed towards young people Differences with normal cigarettes What parents can do Learn more about E-cigarettes HERE.

10 MINAUG 21
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Explaining E-Cigarettes with Dr. Devin

Doula Discourse with Brooke and Rebecca

Portland based Doulas, Rebecca Durlin Smith and Brooke Noli, chat with Dr. Stafford about the amazing work they do supporting families through birth experiences. Their agency, Birth First Doulas, can match families with an experienced doula team that will provide continuity of care through the entire birth experience. Learn everything you need to know about Birth First Doulas on their website: www.birthfirstdoulas.com Topics discussed in this episode: What is a doula Dr. Stafford’s experience with Brooke as her doula for the birth of her second child Ring of fire How a doula supports the entire process The value of the agency model Common concerns when hiring a doula How a doula works with other providers Listen, read, watch! You can listen right here, or with a podcast app of your choice. You can also read the complete transcript below, or scroll to the bottom of this post for the video. You can browse all previous episodes on Anchor and Youtube!

19 MINAUG 7
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Doula Discourse with Brooke and Rebecca

Finding Childcare with Ren Johns

Dr. Stafford is joined by Ren Johns, the founder of PDX Waitlist, an online platform that connects families needing childcare with providers. They make it easy for child care providers to manage their waitlist while also simplifying the application process for parents. In addition, Ren hosts classes and offers private consulting. Learn everything you need to know about PDX Waitlist on their website: www.pdxwaitlist.com Topics discussed in this episode: How PDX Waitlist works Options for childcare Connecting families with childcare facilities Streamlining the waitlist process How to assess a childcare facility Overcoming dental fears You can browse all previous episodes on Anchor.

14 MINJUL 24
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Finding Childcare with Ren Johns

Massaging Mamas with Marissa Emery

Marissa Emery is a Licensed Massage Therapist with her own private practice called Mama Needs Massage. As the name of her practice suggests, she specializes in treating Mamas at all stages of their journey in motherhood from pregnancy, postpartum and beyond. You can learn more about Marissa, schedule appointments, and set up gift certificates on her website: www.mamaneedsmassage.com Topics discussed in this episode: Marissa’s area of focus Modalities Postpartum depression Teaching kids the value of touch Consent Prenatal massage Postpartum massage Self care A couple self massage tricks

15 MINJUL 10
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Massaging Mamas with Marissa Emery

Balancing Act with Eve Bernfeld

Dr. Stafford was joined by Eve Bernfeld, an AmSAT Certified Alexander Technique Teacher, and founder of In Balance in Portland, OR. She offers private classes and serves as an Adjunct Professor at Lewis & Clark College.You can learn more about Eve on her website at www.inbalanceat.com. Topics discussed in this episode: What is the Alexander Technique? Defining posture How proper movement patterns are like good nutritional habits How AT can help pregnant women How kids tend to develop bad postural habits A brief exercise to feel more balanced

19 MINJUN 26
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Balancing Act with Eve Bernfeld

Talking Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Onwuka

Our very own Dr. E. Chioma Onwuka joins Dr. Michelle Stafford on the podcast this week! Dr. Onwuka is a board certified pediatric dentist and joined World Of Smiles in January 2019. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Chioma values preventive dentistry as the core of her practice philosophy. For this reason, she strives to build strong relationships with her patients and their families in order to provide adequate oral health education and in turn quality, comprehensive dental care. Dr. Chioma was born and raised in Southern California, but she is excited to be back in the Pacific Northwest serving the dental needs of the children in the area. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, and spending time with her loved ones, including her boyfriend, Chidi. Topics discussed in this episode: The importance of the age 1 dental visit Supporting your child’s brushing Silver Diamine Fluoride(SDF) The role of diet and nutrition Downloadable resources to help parents Listen, read, watch! You can listen right here, or with a podcast app of your choice. You can also read the complete transcript and watch the video on our blog.

13 MINJUN 19
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Talking Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Onwuka

Getting Aligned with Dr. Jenny Brocker

Dr. Jenny Brocker is a Board Certified Pediatric Chiropractor with Portland Chiropractic Group. In this episode she chats with Dr. Stafford to touch on several topics: The benefits of chiropractic care for kids How techniques are modified for a younger population Specifics about crawling as it relates to overall development Common issues where chiropractic care make a big difference Find the video and complete transcript on our BLOG!

13 MINJUN 12
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Getting Aligned with Dr. Jenny Brocker

Latest Episodes

Consciously Uncoupling with Michelle & Nicholas

Nicholas Peterka is not only the father of Dr. Michelle Stafford’s two boys. He has been behind the scenes for nearly 10 years working on community outreach and marketing. He even produces this very podcast! In this episode, Nicholas and Michelle discuss a major change in their relationship which they are approaching in a thoughtful, friendly, and conscious way. Discussed in this episode: Who is Nicholas? How they met Nicholas’ 365 day orthodontic animation Conscious Uncoupling What they learned from each other If you would like to learn more about conscious uncoupling, please refer to this excellent article. Another great option is to go straight to the source with the work of Katherine Woodward Thomas at consciousuncoupling.com.

14 MIN6 days ago
Comments
Consciously Uncoupling with Michelle & Nicholas

The Beaverton Wellness Center with Serena Cruz

Serena Cruz is the Executive Director of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation. In this episode, she takes Dr. Stafford on a brief introductory tour of the Beaverton Wellness Center. Topics discussed in this episode: All about the Beaverton Wellness center and the new building The Welcome Wall The Virginia Garcia story A look at a dental clinic suite How people can support Virginia Garcia The next VG event in on Friday, September 27th from 5:30pm - 10pm. Tickets are available HERE! To learn more about Virginia Garcia, please visit their website at virginiagarcia.org.

8 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
The Beaverton Wellness Center with Serena Cruz

Getting To The Point with Carrie Crimin

Carrie Crimin is a Pediatric Acupuncturist and Pediatric Nurse. She sat down with Dr. Stafford to talk about her path from being a nurse to practicing acupuncture, and they dive into a variety of topics related to acupuncture for kids. Learn everything you need to know about Carrie and Little Owl Medicine on her lovely website: www.littleowlmedicine.com Topics discussed in this episode: What is acupuncture Transitioning from a nursing career into acupuncture What acupuncture looks like for kids What acupuncture can treat Acupuncture and digestion Typical first wellness visit Addressing sleep issues How acupuncture looks at oral health Approaching kids who are not the most excited to be receiving acupuncture Strategies for calming down - - - You can browse all previous episodes on Anchor and Youtube!

20 MINSEP 5
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Getting To The Point with Carrie Crimin

Explaining E-Cigarettes with Dr. Devin

Our very own Dr. Devin Bowyer sits down with Dr. Stafford to talk about Juuling and E-Cigarettes. The discreet nature of these new nicotine delivery devices is a serious cause for concern among educators and parents. Topics discussed in this episode: What is “Juuling” / How do E-Cigarettes work The form factor and how it can be easily hidden What’s in it? Physical and developmental affects/harms How this is marketed towards young people Differences with normal cigarettes What parents can do Learn more about E-cigarettes HERE.

10 MINAUG 21
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Explaining E-Cigarettes with Dr. Devin

Doula Discourse with Brooke and Rebecca

Portland based Doulas, Rebecca Durlin Smith and Brooke Noli, chat with Dr. Stafford about the amazing work they do supporting families through birth experiences. Their agency, Birth First Doulas, can match families with an experienced doula team that will provide continuity of care through the entire birth experience. Learn everything you need to know about Birth First Doulas on their website: www.birthfirstdoulas.com Topics discussed in this episode: What is a doula Dr. Stafford’s experience with Brooke as her doula for the birth of her second child Ring of fire How a doula supports the entire process The value of the agency model Common concerns when hiring a doula How a doula works with other providers Listen, read, watch! You can listen right here, or with a podcast app of your choice. You can also read the complete transcript below, or scroll to the bottom of this post for the video. You can browse all previous episodes on Anchor and Youtube!

19 MINAUG 7
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Doula Discourse with Brooke and Rebecca

Finding Childcare with Ren Johns

Dr. Stafford is joined by Ren Johns, the founder of PDX Waitlist, an online platform that connects families needing childcare with providers. They make it easy for child care providers to manage their waitlist while also simplifying the application process for parents. In addition, Ren hosts classes and offers private consulting. Learn everything you need to know about PDX Waitlist on their website: www.pdxwaitlist.com Topics discussed in this episode: How PDX Waitlist works Options for childcare Connecting families with childcare facilities Streamlining the waitlist process How to assess a childcare facility Overcoming dental fears You can browse all previous episodes on Anchor.

14 MINJUL 24
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Finding Childcare with Ren Johns

Massaging Mamas with Marissa Emery

Marissa Emery is a Licensed Massage Therapist with her own private practice called Mama Needs Massage. As the name of her practice suggests, she specializes in treating Mamas at all stages of their journey in motherhood from pregnancy, postpartum and beyond. You can learn more about Marissa, schedule appointments, and set up gift certificates on her website: www.mamaneedsmassage.com Topics discussed in this episode: Marissa’s area of focus Modalities Postpartum depression Teaching kids the value of touch Consent Prenatal massage Postpartum massage Self care A couple self massage tricks

15 MINJUL 10
Comments
Massaging Mamas with Marissa Emery

Balancing Act with Eve Bernfeld

Dr. Stafford was joined by Eve Bernfeld, an AmSAT Certified Alexander Technique Teacher, and founder of In Balance in Portland, OR. She offers private classes and serves as an Adjunct Professor at Lewis & Clark College.You can learn more about Eve on her website at www.inbalanceat.com. Topics discussed in this episode: What is the Alexander Technique? Defining posture How proper movement patterns are like good nutritional habits How AT can help pregnant women How kids tend to develop bad postural habits A brief exercise to feel more balanced

19 MINJUN 26
Comments
Balancing Act with Eve Bernfeld

Talking Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Onwuka

Our very own Dr. E. Chioma Onwuka joins Dr. Michelle Stafford on the podcast this week! Dr. Onwuka is a board certified pediatric dentist and joined World Of Smiles in January 2019. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Chioma values preventive dentistry as the core of her practice philosophy. For this reason, she strives to build strong relationships with her patients and their families in order to provide adequate oral health education and in turn quality, comprehensive dental care. Dr. Chioma was born and raised in Southern California, but she is excited to be back in the Pacific Northwest serving the dental needs of the children in the area. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, and spending time with her loved ones, including her boyfriend, Chidi. Topics discussed in this episode: The importance of the age 1 dental visit Supporting your child’s brushing Silver Diamine Fluoride(SDF) The role of diet and nutrition Downloadable resources to help parents Listen, read, watch! You can listen right here, or with a podcast app of your choice. You can also read the complete transcript and watch the video on our blog.

13 MINJUN 19
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Talking Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Onwuka

Getting Aligned with Dr. Jenny Brocker

Dr. Jenny Brocker is a Board Certified Pediatric Chiropractor with Portland Chiropractic Group. In this episode she chats with Dr. Stafford to touch on several topics: The benefits of chiropractic care for kids How techniques are modified for a younger population Specifics about crawling as it relates to overall development Common issues where chiropractic care make a big difference Find the video and complete transcript on our BLOG!

13 MINJUN 12
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Getting Aligned with Dr. Jenny Brocker