I wish I knew it is not normal for my child to sleep with their mouth open!
It is not normal for a child to sleep with their mouth open!
Did you know that it is not normal for children to breathe through their mouth while sleeping? As parents, we often think it is cute, especially in infants. But when children sleep with their mouth open, it’s often an indicator that there is an airway obstruction. We encourage parents to seek treatment of airway obstruction as soon as possible, before it leads to a lifetime of bad breathing habits and permanent incorrect skeletal development.
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The article below goes into detail on the developmental and behavior issues that come with mouth breathing.
Read below on the causes and symptoms of mouth breathing from a dental perspective.