Orthodontists and dentists going back to Weston Price in the 1930s have long recognised the role of breathing in dental and facial development.
Mouth breathing will cause all orthodontic treatments to relapse. Nicholas Anderson BDS, Alpers Dental, Newmarket, Auckland
When I see a child for the first time seeking orthodontic treatment the first thing I assess is the breathing pattern. All children who are chronic mouth-breathers will develop a malocclusion Dr John Flutter BDS