My son’s dentist told me I should schedule an appointment with an orthodontist. My son is only 7 – that seems way too early to me. Can’t I wait a few years?
Sleep apnea is a very serious condition that not only can leave you tired and irritable during the day, but is also linked to high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. But is it true that tooth extractions can cause sleep apnea?
First, let’s take a look at why those who blame tooth extraction for OSA think it could be possible.
WILMETTE/Kenilworth, GRAYSLAKE, IL – Have you heard that wearing braces takes forever and is painful, both for the mouth and the wallet?
That doesn’t have to be the case. Taking the time to research providers before undergoing orthodontic treatment can be the difference maker in your treatment.
Dr. Michael Stosich, a Grayslake orthodontist, has extensive experience helping children born with cleft lip and palate, through a process called Nasoalveolar Molding (NAM.) Because of his experience in this pre-surgical treatment, Dr. Stosich’s patients have outstanding results.