You’ve heard of orthodontics before, a practice that consists of diagnosing and treating issues related to the teeth and jaw. Dentofacial orthodontics is a sister practice, but it addresses issues more with facial growth and appearance, notably during an individual’s childhood or adolescent years when much of this development takes place.
Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Insufficient sleep can cause behavioral, learning, and medical problems for children. Some common symptoms of pediatric sleep disorders include excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia, sleep walking, and snoring (it may be sleep apnea).
Do you suspect that you or a loved one are not getting enough oxygen? Do you wake up tired even though you got the recommended hours of sleep? Do you often feel out of breath even though you haven’t exerted yourself? You may be suffering from poor airway health.