The Healthy Start System™

 

An estimated nine out of ten children suffer from one or more symptoms related to Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB). – JAOS, Bergersen / Stevens

 

These children experience a wide range of debilitating SDB- related health disorders, such as:

  • ADD/ADHD

  • Lower IQ

  • Chronic Allergies

  • Aggressive Behavior

  • Mouth Breathing

  • Swollen Adenoids & Tonsils

  • Daytime Drowsiness

  • Crooked Teeth

  • Restless Sleep

  • Bedwetting

  • Nightmares

  • Dark Circles Under the Eyes

  • Snoring

  • Irritability

  • Frequent Headaches

  • Arrested Growth

  • Low Grades in Math, Science, & Spelling

 

16 Mile Dental is proud to offer the HealthyStart® child orthodontic system. The HealthyStart® System is an oral appliance therapy that promotes natural growth and development. It is non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical, pain-free and non-invasive therapy that helps straighten crooked teeth and reduce the symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) by helping the growth and development of the jaws.

Sleep Disordered Breathing is an all-inclusive term for breathing difficulties, ranging from quiet snoring to severe airway obstruction during sleep. When your child’s breathing is disrupted, his or her body recognizes the disruption as choking, therefore, slowing the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, arousing the brain, and disrupting sleep, which impacts your child’s dental and overall health.

 

Research has shown that SDB-induced oxygen deprivation is a major contributing factor to the childhood health disorders shown below. An estimated nine out of ten children suffer from one or more symptoms related to Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB). – JAOS, Bergersen / Stevens

 

Treatment with the HealthyStart® Appliance System promotes natural growth and development, it is safe and effective, as it addresses the root causes of Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB). 

 

The HealthyStart® System has been specifically designed to promote the proper growth and development of the jaw and airway to optimize airflow and promote proper nasal breathing while straightening your child’s teeth.  As these areas develop many of the symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing disappear.  When kids can breathe properly, they can begin to learn, grow, and blossom into their true genetic potential … just as nature intended.

 

HealthyStart® Appliances are FDA Cleared, BPA, Silicone and Latex Free, ISO Certified, and a Health Canada Class II Medical-Grade Device. The appliance is soft, comfortable and worn at night (or as directed) to assist parents who struggle with children affected by Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder, a restricted airway and crowded or crooked teeth.

 

Many kids with the above health disorders are being “treated” with powerful drugs without evaluating a possible root cause.  Our office can evaluate your child and indicate if there is a breathing and sleeping issue.  Please take the sleep and speech questionnaire to make an initial evaluation of your child.  

Healthy Start not only addresses the root cause of Sleep Disorder Breathing it simultaneously straightens your child’s teeth without braces. Best of all, when treatment begins early, the perfect smiles that the HealthyStart® Appliance System creates are less likely to relapse!

 

How Do I Know if My Child Needs the Healthy Start System?

After a thorough dental checkup as early as age 3, Dr. Sama will discuss possible dental conditions your child may develop that warrant Healthy Start. The Healthy Start appliance is recommended for a number of issues, including:

  • Under bite or overbite

  • Gummy smile

  • Cross bite

  • Open bite

  • Thumb sucking

  • Snoring

  • Mouth breathing

  • Deviated swallow

 

 

 

Or take the Sleep and Speech questionnaire:

 

UNCOVERING HEALTH ISSUES IN YOUR CHILD

 

MOUTH BREATHING, SNORING AND GRINDING TEETH
ADD/ADHD
POOR PERFORMANCE IN SCHOOL
BEDWETTING
NIGHTMARES AND RESTLESS SLEEP
CHRONIC ALLERGIES, ECZEMA, ASTHMA
SWOLLEN TONSILS OR ADENOIDS
IRRITABILITY, ANGER, DEPRESSION, HEADACHES
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Every Child Deserves a Healthy Start!

 

HealthyStart® creates healthier, happier kids who can breathe.  Rarely has there ever been a single appliance or system with the power to impact your child’s health in so many positive ways. As a parent, you owe it to your child to give them every chance to succeed. Call today for more information on how to help children achieve their full potential.

 

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