Archive for January, 2010

Suctioning flat, SH, CH

I wondered if you could share your thoughts on two kiddos that I have.  One in particular has been seen a number of times and simply cannot put tongue tip to spot or form a bowl shape.  He is only 6 and has ADHD quite bad.  I am at a loss of what I should […]

ankyloglossia ASHA certified orofacial myologists decision to quit diastema Dr. Robert Mason drooling freeway space frenectomy habituation hyoid bone IAOM incisive papilla lack of expressive language lingual frenum lip licking habit lip strength lisp lower alveolar ridge malignant sleep apnea myofunctional therapy Myo Manual narrow palate open bite oral motor orofacial myofunctional disorders orofacial myology orofacial myology treatment palatal expander post frenectomy quick tongue tie assessment restricted lingual frenum sleep apnea speech language pathologist sucking habits suctioning thumb thumb sucking TMJ tongue exercises tongue protrusion tongue thrust tongue tie tongue to spot unplugging the thumb