Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and breathing issues have come to the forefront of orthodontic debate. Awareness of airway issues that leads to restless sleep is at an all-time high. Some of the most common signs of OSA are snoring and mouth breathing. When present for a long duration, these signs can contribute to permanent alteration of growth. If you suspect you or your child suffer from sleep apnea, we would be happy to perform an initial screening and direct you to the right resources. A medical provider should make an OSA diagnosis, and doctors can work in tandem with you or your child's team to develop the best possible treatment plan.