This article intends to present human evolutionary development in a different way to engender a better understanding of why humans are the way they are, to challenge the validity and rationales of some established treatment methods and perhaps shed light other more comfortable, effective and less invasive therapies.
Dental Sleep Practice subscribers can answer the CE questions to earn 2 hours of CE from reading this article. This will demonstrate the reader will:
· Have a better understanding of the influence of evolution on the nervous system, structural and regulatory integrity of human function.
· Understand that evolution is random, opportunistic, unpredictable, strange and not logical.
· Appreciate that a unique relationship results from the small dimensions of the human birth canal mandated by the survival requirements of upright bipodal locomotion and the evolutionary advantages of developing progressively larger human brains.
· See that it is the unique evolutionary history of human facial development that results in swallowing and breathing operating by different anatomic details at the newborn stage and during adulthood.
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