AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

breathing disorder prevention

Airway management is a practice that should begin at birth. When they know what to look for, a medical professional can spot an airway issue by the formation of a baby's jaw structure and palate. The consequences of an undiagnosed and untreated airway in children include:

  • Underdeveloped dental arches and jaw prevent a baby from breastfeeding

  • Mouth breathing and snoring

  • Crowded or crooked teeth

  • Sleep Disordered Breathing

  • Mental health impacts and hypoxic brain dysfunction

THE JAW STORY:
DR. LARRY WOLFORD

The position of a child's jaw can dramatically impact their ability to breathe properly.

 

Dr. Wolford, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, is globally renowned for complex jaw revision surgery, total temporomandibular joint (TMJ) replacement, sleep apnea treatment, and for his research in orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery, cleft lip and palate treatment, craniofacial surgery, and nerve repair surgery.

IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO BEGIN YOUR CHILD'S AIRWAY MANAGEMENT JOURNEY

Underdevelopment of dental arches and jaws in babies can lead to ADHD, depression, sleep issues, and other long-term health issues for children.

 

Airway-centric dentistry is critical for the health and wellbeing of all children.

AIRWAY HEALTH SOLUTIONS airway
DENTIST LOCATOR

If you are in the US or Canada you can use the Dentist Locator tool from Airway Health Solutions to locate an airway dentist in your area.

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READING

Our recommended reading list is good for both medical professionals and parents

BLOGS

Blogs and newsletters with the latest in childhood airway disorders and prevention.

VIDEOS

A collection of interviews of some of the best medical pediatric airway specialists 

PODCASTS

Discover episodes from the Airway First podcasts and other airway related podcasts.