Effects of Myofunctional Appliance in Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Two Case Reports

@inproceedings{Shim2019EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of Myofunctional Appliance in Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Two Case Reports},
  author={Hojin Shim and Tae-sung Jeong and Shin Kim and Ji-Yeon Kim},
  year={2019}
}
Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) induces dysfunction of the orofacial muscles, leading to morphologic alteration of the face and dental malalignment. Early diagnosis and treatment of SDB is required in pediatric patients to ensure normal facial growth. Myofunctional therapy (MFT) is a modality for the treatment of SDB and prefabricated appliances can be used. Herein 2 cases of malocclusion with SDB, in which MFT with a prefabricated appliance was used for orthodontic treatment, have been… CONTINUE READING

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