Posts Tagged ‘freeway space’

Help for specific questions

What can you say to the very adamant orthodontist who strongly believes in the tongue guard even if therapy cannot be initiated with it in place.

Does Retainer Interfere with Correct Tongue Resting Posture?

trying to figure out if an ortho retainer might interfere with the tongue rest position by “inviting” the tongue to explore the lower retainer, therefore defeating the attempts to keep the tongue in a more neutral rest position.

Habituation and Lateral Open Bite

Hi, Sandra….Hope all is well with you!  So, this 14 year old that has done SO WELL with the program is currently in “follow-up” stage with me.  She has worked very hard and gone thru all of the stages and has been working diligently to incorporate reminders and associations and has been using and liking […]

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