Should I be concerned if my child is comfortable in breathing through the mouth?

Should I be concerned if my child is comfortable in breathing through the mouth?

Dr Cyril Dsouza will highlight the importance of breathing through nose and explain why mouth breathing is not good for development of infants. He will also explain the bad effects of oral breathing. For instance, It allows entry of germs and infections easily. Oral breathing can also lead to dental health problems such as dental caries and gum diseases

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Dr. Cyril J Dsouza

Dr. Cyril John D'souza is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai and has an experience of 11 years in these fields. Dr. Cyril John D'souza practices at Dr. D'souza Child Care Clinic in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai and Saanvi Children Hospital in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. He completed MBBS from Terna Medical College in 2007,DNB - Paediatrics from Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedekar Memorial Hospital in 2013 and MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) from National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) in 2014. He is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP).

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