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Warning Signs your Kids May Need...

07 Aug 2015
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We’ve all heard the sayings emphasizing the importance of reacting ahead of time. This concept is relevant in all aspects of life and Orthodontics is no exception! Here are some common warning signs that your child may require orthodontic treatment: Mouth Breathing Common symptoms of mouth breathing include dry cracked lips, a dry mouth, bad breath, snoring and daytime fatigue. If your child consistently breathes through his/her mouth, you should consider an orthodontic consultation. If mouth breathing is left untreated, it can cause major changes to your oral health and even to your jaw structure. Mouth breathing can lead to the development of gingivitis, a narrow upper jaw, a gummy smile, crooked teeth and a bite where the front teeth don’t touch (open bite). If the problem is caused by problems with the teeth and/or…

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