Archive for September, 2015

Difficulty Habituating Lips Closed Posture

I’m asking about whether or not to start therapy because of the difficulty habituating lips closed posture with incisors tipped lingually

Developmental Delay

When I gave him an oral motor assessment he was unable to stick out his tongue and the sides of his tongue would “wing” outward. Recently, he was able to stick out his tongue without the wings when we returned back to school.

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