Effects of Mouth Breathing

Dr. Jennifer Wallace Facial Growth Orthodontics, Physiologic, Sleep Apnea

Beaufort, SC | Dr. Jennifer Wallace DMD Breathing is an essential part of life. However, it’s such a natural part of life that most people don’t ever think about it. For instance, do you know whether your child breathes through their nose or their mouth? Most parents do not know the answer nor do they have any idea of the …

Tired of Being Tired?

Dr. Jennifer Wallace Sleep Apnea

Sleep, Breathe, and Live Better! One of the first descriptions of an Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) sufferer is attributed to the novelist Charles Dickens, who described ‘‘Joe’’ in The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, published in 1836. Joe was an excessively sleepy, obese boy who snored loudly and had possible right-sided heart failure that led to his being called …