Snoring is a common condition It occurs when the flow of air through the mouth and nose is physically obstructed causing a vibration through your soft tissues.
Most causes of snoring are anatomical, for example the size of your tonsils and adenoids, or the length and flexibility of your uvula. Other factors can be obesity, sleeping on your back, or allergies.
No one likes to admit they do it. It can be embarrassing and annoying, but there are treatments. It can be as easy as changing sleeping positions or as involved as surgery.
If your child is experiencing a restless night’s sleep, talk to your child’s dentist as a preliminary evaluation.