Posts Tagged ‘mouth breather’

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 […]

Rapid Palatal Expander so wait or not for tx

I had sent one of my kid patients for ortho and he has had a Rapid Palatal Expander placed today. I do not see him for another 3 wks and I have told mum we will see what we can and cannot do and play it by ear.

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