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A restricted airway may be affecting your child's health


Last updated 2/8/2019 at 2:03pm

MESA, Ariz. – For most people, breathing is automatic – the air goes in, the air goes out and they don’t even think about it. But for those who have airway problems, it is never that simple – especially for children.

“Children who suffer from air-passage problems never get enough oxygen to the brain, which causes them to never get enough sleep,” Dr. Stuart Frost, an orthodontist and author of “The Artist Orthodontist: Creating An Artistic Smile is More Than Just Straightening Teeth.” “They typically do poorly in school and seem inattentive and lethargic.”

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