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Sleep Better Knowing Your Child Breathes Better

When you think about pediatric sleep apnea, it is common to think of snoring as the biggest symptom. In reality, the symptoms of pediatric sleep disorders may surprise you.

Signs & Symptoms

If you notice any of these red flag challenges in your child, they may be suffering from a lack of quality sleep at night.

During the day, does your child experience:

  • Mood swings
  • Overeating
  • Getting in trouble at school
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Falling asleep during the day

At night, have you seen your child display any of the following:

  • Trouble falling asleep
  • Trouble staying asleep
  • Mouth breathing
  • Snoring
  • Sleepwalking

You may have a child experiencing a pediatric sleep disorder.

And before you start blaming yourself, just know that Pediatric Sleep Disorders Are Not Your Fault
The reality is many factors can contribute to a lack of high-quality sleep. Some of these risk factors include:

  • Obesity
  • Family history of sleep apnea
  • Certain medical conditions
  • Low birth weight

Unfortunately, if a child’s sleep and breathing disorder is left unattended, it can negatively impact the child’s life and often little can be done to correct these symptoms as adults.

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What are the risks?

Unfortunately, if a child’s sleep and breathing disorder is left unattended, it can negatively impact the child’s life and often little can be done to correct these symptoms as adults.


  • ADD / ADHD
  • Lower IQ
  • Chronic Allergies
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Swollen Adenoids & Tonsils
  • Daytime Drowsiness
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Restless Sleep
  • Bedwetting
  • Nightmares
  • Dark Circles Under the Eyes
  • Snoring
  • Irritability
  • Frequent Headaches
  • Arrested Growth
  • Low Grades in Math & Spelling

Treatment Solutions for Pediatric Sleep Disorders

You may have felt like you’ve tried everything to help your child.

We can help.

Using a personalized, holistic approach, we listen to your concerns and get to truly know you and your child so we can develop a customized treatment plan. Your child will finally get the sleep they deserve — and you can rest easier, too.

We will provide you with treatment options customized to your child’s diagnosis.

Here are the treatment options we provide:

Orthotropics focuses on correcting your child’s oral and head posture by guiding the growth of the facial bones and correcting the oral environment, creating more space for the teeth and tongue by natural expansion of the palate. In children, the goal is to provide space in the mouth for all teeth, including the third molars or wisdom teeth. This is achieved in three ways:

  • Improvement of muscle tone
  • Correction of facial posture
  • Teaching correct swallowing patterns

Different removable oral appliances are used to help with this process.

Myofunctional Therapy
Myofunctional therapy is a specialized training method that exercises your child’s mouth and facial muscles to correct a deviated swallow. Therapy is customized based on age and oral health condition and is intended to teach your child to swallow correctly over time. Learning a healthier swallowing pattern should eventually lead to facial muscle strength and control, clearer speech, proper tooth positioning, and even more efficient digestion.

Frenectomy Treatment
A frenectomy, or frenectomy, is a simple surgical procedure to resolve a tongue-tie or lip-tie. Dr. Dassani releases the area of tissue so there is a better function in the mouth. This procedure allows the lip or tongue the proper range of motion required to adequately swallow, and latch at the breast or bottle.
This treatment can benefit both the mother and the child. Babies are known to experience easier nourishment, less flatulence and upset demeanor, better sleep at night, and healthy weight gain.

The HealthyStart® System is an oral appliance therapy that addresses the root causes of SDB by promoting the natural growth and development of the jaw and airway to optimize airflow and promote proper nasal breathing while straightening your child’s teeth. As these areas develop many of the symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing disappear.

HealthyStart® is a non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical, and non-invasive therapy. It is soft, comfortable, and worn at night (or as directed) to assist parents who struggle with children affected by Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder, a restricted airway, and crowded or crooked teeth. It not only addresses the root cause of Sleep Disorder Breathing but it also simultaneously straightens your child’s teeth without braces. Best of all, when treatment begins early, the perfect smiles that the HealthyStart® Appliance System creates are less likely to relapse!

Three-Step Plan

Let us help you help your child experience healthy sleep in just three steps

Step 1: Schedule an Appointment
Schedule an appointment, where you will answer an easy digital questionnaire so we can get to know your desires.
Step 2: Clinical Examination
We perform a clinical exam to reveal a diagnosis.
Step 3: Personalized Treatment Plan
Together, we create a personalized treatment plan for your child tailored for a lifetime of healthy sleep.

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Don’t let sleep apnea disrupt your life any longer. Take control of your sleep and overall health by scheduling a consultation today. Your journey to restful nights and vibrant days starts now.

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