Tongue and Lip Ties
Short explainer video showing why it is important to check infants and children for tongue and lip ties.
Why We Need Sleep
Ever wonder why we sleep?
Breathing and Crooked Teeth
Dr. German Ramirez, a world expert in orthodontics and pediatrics, put together an incredible video on patients developing crooked teeth and how this can be prevented and treated. Breathing is often not evaluated and this video shows the importance of nasal breathing.
Full Airway Development
This video explains how a child's face needs to grow forward in order for her airway to fully grow. Certain types of orthodontic treatment stunt the full development.
Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB)
Dr. Karen Bonuck discusses SDB.
- About Myofunctional Therapy - Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy
- More Myofunctional Therapy Information - The Breathe Institute
- About tongue-tie releases (the functional frenuloplasty) - The Breathe Institute
- Infant Tongue-Tie FAQ’s
- Vitamin D, Sleep, and the Gut - The RightSleep® Protocol from Dr. Stasha Gominak
Helpful Scientific Articles
Pediatric Sleep Apnea and Underdeveloped Jaws
- A century of adenotonsillectomy’s failure to fully resolve sleep-disordered breathing: mild malocclusions are maybe not so mild?
- Prevalence of malocclusions and oral dysfunctions in children with persistent sleep-disordered breathing after adenotonsillectomy in the long term
- Predictors of Persistent Sleep Apnea After Surgery in Children Younger Than 3 Years
- Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Critical Role of Oral-Facial Growth: Evidences
- Mouth breathing, “nasal disuse,” and pediatric sleep-disordered breathing
- Scientific American - Why We Have So Many Problems with Our Teeth
- The Jaw Epidemic: Recognition, Origins, Cures, and Prevention
- Craniofacial Signs, Symptoms, and Orthodontic Objectives of Pediatric Sleep Apnea
- The relief of nasal obstruction by orthodontia—A plea for early recognition and correction of faulty maxillary development
- Craniofacial morphological characteristics in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
- Treatment Outcomes of Adenotonsillectomy for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Prospective Longitudinal Study
- Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Orofacial Growth, and Prevention of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Recognizing Poor Sleep Quality Factors During Oral Health Evaluations
- Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Where Do We Stand?
- A Frequent Phenotype for Paediatric Sleep Apnoea: Short Lingual Frenulum
- Maxillary Protraction to Treat Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Maxillary Retrusion: A Preliminary Report
- Sleep-Disordered Breathing in a Population-Based Cohort: Behavioral Outcomes at 4 and 7 Years
- The Influence of Snoring, Mouth-Breathing and Apnoea on Facial Morphology
- The Effect of Mode of Breathing on Craniofacial Growth
- Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorders Development
- Sleep and Dreaming
- The Human Microbiome: Me, Myself, and Us
- The World Epidemic of Sleep Disorders is Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
- Vitamin D Deficiency Changes the Intestinal Microbiome Reducing B Vitamin Production in the Gut
- The Commensal Relationship of the Normal Human Colonic Microbiome
- Sleep, Vitamin D, and the Microbiome - Implications for Brain Health
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