Archive for November, 2010

Starting business in a small town

I am a R.D.H. interested in taking your course but I live in a fairly small city… Do you have advice or an opinion regarding my approach to being accepted in the community… I would need referrals from dentists, pediatricians, etc?

Advanced Classes for Certified Orofacial Myologists

Since Orofacial Myology, as I teach it, covers many areas in the introductory 28 hour course, I am interested to know which specific areas you would like covered in depth.  We are planning to provide intermediate and advanced classes that will offer ASHA CEUs and IAOM CEUs that help you delve deeper into particular subjects.  […]

How best to “mark the spot” ….some suggestions

I’m wondering if anyone has ever mentioned using Polident® denture adhesive strips as “sticky spots”.

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