How do we figure out if a pre-adolescent patient Is mouth breathing? And, once we figure it out, is it necessary, or even possible, for the orthodontist to do anything about it?

Part 1 will provide an overview of the importance of nasal breathing for overall health and explore the relationship between mouth breathing and malocclusion. The role of CBCT imaging in airway evaluation, including radiation dosages and ROI, will also be discussed.