KIDS APNEA.COM   The website of Allen J.Moses, DDS

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The take home message - Kids’ apnea is a complex problem involving:

·         Nasal airway that works

·         Oral airway free of obstructions

·         Proper position and function of tongue and lips

·         Timely growth and facial development

·         Coordination of breathing, swallowing, lip function, tongue function, and posture

Diagnosis can only be established based on a polysomnographic study.

Appropriate care involves prevention as well as treatment of symptoms, consequences and causes.

Successful treatment usually requires active parental involvement in a multidisciplinary approach.

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