Presidential Dental/Kensington Dental
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Every Child Deserves a Healthy Start
High-quality sleep is extremely important for children. Tired children can have trouble focusing, struggle in school and be more irritable. However, troubled sleeping can sometimes be caused by more than just a lumpy pillow.
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is a common issue among children, with an estimated nine out of ten children suffering from one or more symptoms related to SDB. These symptoms can include:
- Lower IQ,
- Chronic allergies,
- Aggressive behavior,
- Mouth breathing, Swollen adenoids and tonsils,
- Daytime drowsiness,
- Crooked teeth,
- Restless sleep,
- Dark circles under the eyes,
- Frequent headaches,
- Arrested growth, and
- Low grades in math, science, and spelling.
The HealthyStart System is an oral appliance therapy that addresses the root causes of SDB by promoting the proper growth and development of the jaw and airway to optimize airflow and promote proper nasal breathing while simultaneously straightening the child’s teeth. This system has been specifically designed to address these issues and improve the overall health of children.
When SDB-induced breathing problems are addressed, many symptoms of SDB disappear. Children are able to breathe properly and can learn, grow, and reach their full potential. Many children with the above health disorders are being “treated” with powerful medications without evaluating the possible root cause of their issues. The HealthyStart System evaluates the child to determine if there is a breathing and sleeping issue and if they may benefit from the treatment.
The HealthyStart System is non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical, pain-free, and non-invasive. It is soft, comfortable, and worn at night or as directed to assist parents who struggle with children affected by SDB, a restricted airway, and crowded or crooked teeth. The system is also FDA Cleared, BPA, silicone, and latex-free, ISO certified, and a Health Canada Class II Medical-grade device.
It is important to note that when treatment begins early, the perfect smiles that the HealthyStart Appliance System creates are less likely to relapse. It creates healthier, happier kids who can breathe. As a parent, it is important to give your child every chance to succeed, and the HealthyStart System is a safe and effective way to do so. Every child deserves a healthy start, and the HealthyStart Appliance System can help them achieve it.
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