Category: Orthotropics

Could Orthotropics Lower Your Child’s Risks of Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep breathing disorder that some people don’t realize they have. Yet, whether they realize it or not, it can have a seriously negative impact on their overall health and quality of life. In some cases, the underlying causes that lead to sleep apnea can be detected in early childhood, such… Read more »

Answers to Common Questions About Orthotropics

You know that your child’s oral health is largely impacted on the level of care they receive in their early years. However, did you know that early oral health care can help prevent more than just tooth decay or problems with misaligned teeth? Orthotropic treatment is the process of helping children develop properly aligned and… Read more »

The Difference Between Orthodontic and Orthotropic Care

When most people think about dental misalignment, the first thing that comes to mind is crooked teeth. Therefore, orthodontic treatment often seems like the most reasonable treatment for any dental misalignment. However, the truth is that not all forms of dental misalignment are the same. Even if the most notable problem seems to be a… Read more »

When’s a Good Time to Ask About Orthotropics?

Sometimes, the need for orthotropic treatment can be more obvious than at other times. For example, depending on the severity of your child’s oral and/or facial misalignment, it can visibly affect their smile and facial features, the way their bite functions, and more. Or, the misalignment may not be immediately noticeable until a comprehensive examination… Read more »

3 Ways Orthotropics Can Benefit Your Child

Children’s oral health care can sometimes be more challenging than routine adult care. On top of helping children maintain excellent dental health, it also involves helping ensure that they’re oral and facial structures develop correctly and in proper alignment. At our Livonia, MI, dental office, we offer custom orthotropics that help comfortably and successfully promote… Read more »

Does Your Child Have Problems Sleeping?

If your child has trouble sleeping, and performance at school has started to slip, then you should see your Livonia, MI, dentist. You may be surprised to learn that a dentist can help, but often sleep difficulties stem from issues with the oral tissues and growth, issues that can be treated and corrected with a… Read more »

Answering Questions About Orthotropics

When children develop trouble sleeping due to blockage of air passages, they have issues resting and may develop a number of serious complications. In order to correct the cause of your child’s sleep troubles, we may suggest orthotropic care. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we help children rest easier in Livonia,… Read more »

Will Orthotropics Prevent Dental Misalignment?

When our young patients suffer from poor sleep and breathing obstruction, we may often treat the issue with a Biobloc orthotropic appliance. Along with improved sleep, these devices have also offered a number of long-term benefits, including a reduced risk of dental misalignment. How do orthotropic appliances prevent dental misalignment in Livonia, MI?

Improving Children’s Sleep With An Oral Appliance

When children have trouble sleeping, everything from their performance to school or their mood is impacted. Fortunately, help is available with orthotropics. Using treatment, such as a Biobloc appliance, we have options to help children in Livonia, MI, and surrounding communities sleep easier and avoid the complications related to sleep deprivation and exhaustion. Find out… Read more »

How Does Poor Sleep Impact Children?

When we lose sleep, it never feels good. We go through the day in a fog and have trouble staying focused at work. The same goes for children. For children losing sleep due to a disorder, exhaustion and sleep deprivation can lead to serious trouble at school and home. In order to help children in… Read more »