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Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: Know the Warning Signs

Children can suffer from sleep apnea or sleep disordered breathing just like adults. Without treatment, sleep apnea in children can lead to developmental impairment and cause difficulties in school. Oftentimes, sleep disordered breathing is misdiagnosed as ADHD because they have overlapping symptoms.  One of the best ways to help your child receive the correct [...]

Your Top Healthy Start Growth Appliance FAQs Answered

At Firouzian Dentistry, one treatment we offer that sets us apart from other dental offices is Healthy Start. Healthy Start is a preventive dental treatment to prevent developmental problems to help children develop a beautiful smile without the need for orthodontics. It also prevents sleep-disordered breathing problems from developing. The Healthy Start

The Connection between TMJ and Sleep Apnea

Many people don’t understand the close connection between the structure of the jaw and the proper functioning of the body. When the jaw isn’t properly positioned, it can cause airway problems that lead to snoring and sleep apnea. Poor jaw position can also lead to poor jaw function, including TMD-Related Disorders Columbus, OH

Dr. Firouzian Shares Insights on Childhood Sleep Disordered Breathing

Sleep apnea has become one of the most serious health crises facing America. In addition to its strong contribution to cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders, it contributes to serious accident risk for operators of cars, trucks, trains, and planes. Increasingly, this is a problem that begins in childhood and can affect them for [...]

OSU Anthropologist Reveals the Secrets of Teeth

You can learn a lot about a person from their teeth. Even if they died a thousand years ago. That’s what OSU anthropologist Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg details in her book What Teeth Tell Us about Human Evolution. In this book, she looks at some of the insights she’s gained in her career of looking at the [...]