Archive for November, 2013

Crib device at night for 9 yr old

The parents don’t want to not listen to the orthodontist since he’s doing the treatment, but they can see that the retainer isn’t right either. The orthodontist feels it’s better than nothing since it will somewhat help to keep her tongue back as well as keep her teeth from moving forward more.

Can I replace the Elevator Disk exercise with a strip of shoestring licorice?

The purpose of using the 100% flattened cotton braiding during the Elevator Disk Exercise is to assure that the client is able to manipulate and collect the braiding in a coordinated fashion

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