Dry mouth, bad breath, lip sores and tooth decay also occur in children who have to breathe through their mouths. your child; if he snores, wakes up at night out of breath, is in a different sleeping position than usual, grinds his teeth, feels restless during sleep, if his lips do not close during sleep, if he is overweight, if you think he has a abnormal face shape, if there is a severe curvature in his nose (consult an ENT specialist). A pediatric dentist and an orthodontist who are experts in their field should evaluate the child’s maxillofacial development. In addition, if the tongue tie that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth is short, it affects the development of the jaw and causes the tongue to move backward, blocking the airway and causing snoring. A short tongue tie can affect the swallowing reflex and cause eating, chewing and speech disorders. In addition, it can cause a number of developmental problems, including a postural disorder.
When a tongue tie is diagnosed, a very short and very easy intervention with Er:YAG laser (hard tissue) releases the tongue and performs “preventative” treatment before the problems begin that will affect the child for life. When a tongue tie is diagnosed, a very short and very easy intervention with Er:YAG laser (hard tissue) releases the tongue and performs “preventative” treatment before the problems begin that will affect the child for life. “The earlier children’s sleep disorders are diagnosed, the easier it is to treat them and provide solutions for older ages. ”Nightlase” laser treatment of hard tissue (Er:YAG) for snoring problems in children aims to open the airway through narrowing (contraction) in the soft tissues of the region. Along with this effect, successful results can be achieved by regularly applying the necessary exercises. In the treatment of snoring in children, the response of the soft tissues is mostly positive and rapid. Behavioral and social problems can occur in children who have difficulty waking up in the morning due to reduced sleep quality, failure in school, aggression and hyperactivity can be observed. For this reason, sleep disorders are a condition that needs attention in children. In order to treat this condition with a correct diagnosis, consultation (opinion) of a pediatric dentist, orthodontist and ENT specialist is required.