Myofunctional Therapy Spokane
The muscles in your face and jaw are an important part of your growth from early childhood into adulthood. Developmental issues like an underdeveloped jaw that when addressed at an early age, symptoms can be reversed and in some cases eliminated completely.
Studies show that by age 4, 60% of craniofacial development is complete. 90% is complete by age 9. By around age 18, the jaw has finished developing. Some symptoms of poor breathing while sleeping are snoring, teeth grinding, mouth breathing and drooling on the pillow which can result in bed wetting, headaches, mood swings, and difficulty with concentration.
Additional concerns that may emerge include decreased cognitive development, behavioral issues and ADHD-like symptoms in children.