Archive for August, 2015

ENT who does not believe ankloglossia has much to do with speech or dental problems

Well I shouldn’t have been surprised but I was not expecting him to say that he does not believe ankloglossia has much to do with speech or dental problems…

Post frenectomy

Do you think its a good idea to do your program with
her even if she is not a tongue thruster?
How do I incorporate speech and at what point ?

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