Where is your tongue, whether it is against the captain;
At this moment, are you breathing with your mouth or with your nose;
Partial schematic view of upper respiratory tract
Definition of mouth breathing
Mouth breathing refers to habitual breathing with the mouth rather than the nose, especially during sleep. Mouth breathing can affect a person's appearance, but because adult bones have developed, this effect usually occurs in childhood.
If your child is used to breathing with his mouth, be sure to pay attention! Mouth breathing can directly lead to tooth decay!
Comparison of nasal breathing and mouth breathing profile
Classification of mouth breathing
Mouth breathing is divided into obstructive mouth breathing and habitual mouth breathing.
Obstructive mouth breathing refers to obstruction of the nasal airway. It is forced to breathe with the mouth. It will heal itself after the upper airway is unobstructed. Habitual mouth breathing is much more serious. It means that the upper airway is unobstructed, but it is still used to breathing. It is more common in some patients. Children with upper airway obstruction. Although the disease has healed and the obstruction no longer exists, it has formed a breathing habit. If parents do not pay attention to this, they cannot be corrected in time. In the long run, it is easy to form cavities, the upper lip is thick and even everted, and the eyes are sluggish.
How does mouth breathing cause tooth decay?
In normal nasal breathing, people's mouths are closed, and the tongue will naturally resist the upper jaw. At this time, the teeth will not be forced to grow forward, but also promote the lateral development of the upper arch to ensure that the bottom of the nasal cavity is wide enough and help the nasal bones to come forward.
Mouth breathing failed to correct in time