Archive for October, 2016

3 Year Old Diagnosed With Apraxia And Is A Mouth Breather

Hope all is well. I had  call from mother with a 3 year old who’s SLP diagnosed child with apraxia and is a mouth breather. Also had sleep study and has mild apnea. They are planning on tonsil/adenoid removal for apnea. Is this a case where orofacial myology treatment  should be included ? Thanks, J W […]

Pediatrician Wants to Refer Patients for Tongue-tie Evaluation

I have a pediatrician that wants to refer patients to me for tongue-tie evaluation. She thinks that doctors and dentists make decisions based on appearance and she is more concerned about function, so she was very excited to hear about myo.

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