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Does your child have an airway problem?


At Elite Dental of Staten Island, we offer a range of airway and sleep apnea treatments If your child has experienced some airway problems, read on to find out more about the condition. Why are children susceptible to airway problems? Anatomic features of an immature airway, as well as age-related developmental issues and general health

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How Myofunctional Therapy Works


Many children struggle with crowded teeth and incorrect jaw alignment: but did you know that these problems are often caused by poor oral habits that begin early in life? The good news is that early treatment is usually very helpful in preventing the development of more serious issues. While traditional orthodontic treatments produce some effective

Airway Concerns as a Result of Headgear


Right to Grow is an organisation dedicated to ending the practice of orthodontic growth stunting. What does this mean? Research shows that the relationship between some orthodontic care derived from the Victorian era has lead to significant concerns in patients ability to breath during sleep (often leading to obstructive sleep apenea). Today some orthodontic care is

Child Airway Concern

How do airway concerns affect your child’s behavior?


The development of your child’s face and mouth can greatly affect their ability to breath and sleep, as well as causing a number of ongoing health problems Many parents don’t realize the importance of ensuring your child’s airways are clear and free of obstruction. Problem behaviors such as hyperactivity, lack of attention, and trouble concentrating

If you have 99 problems, Sleep Apnea could be one!


Do you wake each day feeling as if you haven’t even slept? You may think that you are one in a few, but with the every growing access to devices for entertainment and work, lack of sleep is now being labelled a “public health epidemic” for Americans by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). So

Is lack of sleep causing you to literally day-dream?


An article recently released by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine has revealed that drivers who suffer from drowsiness during the day are almost as dangerous on our roads as drunks. Drivers who suffer from drowsiness are 15 times more likely to be involved in a deadly motor vehicle accident. With drowsiness a common symptom of sleep

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Are you concerned about your child's development?
In honor of Children's Dental Health Month, we're hosting an exciting event about myofunctional therapy, and how your child's breathing could affect their health for the rest of their life. This event will take place at our office on Monday February 26 from 4.30pm
Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
Elite dental
Get more information about myofunctional therapy
for your child
Learn how you can help your child!
Check your inbox for an email from us!