Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?
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When a person doesn’t swallow correctly, it’s called a tongue thrust because the tongue, one of the most powerful muscles in the body, thrusts against the teeth when swallowing, over time forcing them out of alignment. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Should my tonsils be removed? Why would this be done?
Learn how snoring disorders can effect cognition in your children on this Moment of Science.