Airway Evaluation

An airway evaluation seeks to treat any underlying causes of obstructed breathing because crooked teeth can sometimes impact breathing.

Airway Evaluation

What is airway evaluation?

Did you know that orthodontics creates more than just a beautiful smile? In addition to improving oral health and function, orthodontic care can be a necessary treatment for children who are experiencing breathing issues.

Dr. Jeff performs airway evaluations, which is a visual exam that looks for common physiological signs that can contribute to a reduction in airway function, such as

If airway function is a concern, Dr. Jeff may recommend early orthodontic treatment, such as the keyless palatal expander.

If you are concerned about your child’s breathing function, or if you have been referred to us by a specialist, we encourage you to contact our practice for an airway evaluation. Dr. Jeff will discuss your medical history, perform a complete oral exam, and review or take any diagnostic images to formulate the best treatment plan.

Village Orthodontics has 3 state-of-the-art practices located in Arvada, Centennial, and Greenwood Village. As a trusted orthodontist for over 35 years, Dr. Jeff performs the full scope of orthodontic care, including an airway evaluation. Please call our office to schedule an appointment.