Posts Tagged ‘orofacial myofunctional disorders’

Tongue thrust and oral cavity size

As the above-mentioned article explains, there is a difference between an anterior interdental rest posture of the tongue, and a thrust. Thrusting itself is now viewed as an adaptation to rather than a cause of malocclusion while an anterior rest posture has a strong link to the development of maintenance of some malocclusions.

Spastic diplegia and orthodontic appliances

Hi, I have a client who is 8 years old, with developmental delay and spastic displegia and was born prematurely. She has one sound error (w for r) and has a tongue thrust habit. Mother is considering a crib appliance to correct the tongue thrust, but wanted my opinion about when to do so with […]

How important is it that I get my orofacial myology disorder treated?

You ask a very important question and as with most things, there are a lot of questions I’d have to ask before giving you a good answer.

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