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 2 will discuss the common clinical and radiographic signs and symptoms of mouth breathing in pre-adolescent patients, including how to evaluate CBCT images to determine if an airway obstruction exists and, if it does, when and to whom the patient should be referred.