New Epidemic–Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Sleep-disordered breathing (SBD) is a term used for breathing difficulties that occur while sleeping. SBD may include loud snoring or episodes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which involve partial or complete airway blockages that impede airflow during sleep. OSA results in an increased blood pressure, lower oxygen levels in […]

Philosphy of Functional Orthodontics and how it may help your Child

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Standard orthodontics focuses on straightening teeth, with treatment usually taking place during adolescence. However, practitioners of functional orthodontics like the dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry can achieve other goals, in addition to straightening your child’s teeth that may benefit the health and well being of your child. The principles […]

Pediatric Sleep Apnea–What Every Parent Needs to Know

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Sleep apnea has become an epidemic among not only adults but children too. Used to, sleep apnea was associated with middle-aged men that were overweight. But, even children as young as two years of age can develop this sleep breathing disorder. Sleep apnea – the silent killer The surprising […]

Teething Babies Need Oral Hygiene

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Teething is a challenging time in life both for the child and the parents. A baby who is teething is prone to irritability, fussiness, insomnia or decreased appetite. A low-grade fever also is common. No two children are alike when it comes to teething. Typically, baby teeth begin to […]

DIY: Is Your Child’s Face Growing Favorably?

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