Posts Tagged ‘sleep apnea’

Broaden and narrow tongue difficulties for adult

Although she tends to have a rounded tongue in the mid portion. I would like to see the tongue have more of flat table appearance I believe. I suspect she is gaining control of some of the intrinsic muscles but not all.

Q&A from an RDH about courses

Dear Sandra, Q:  Thank you so much for the prompt reply and all the info.  I do have some questions.  I noticed that you do not get much into TMD and sleep apnea.  Why is this? A:  It has been determined that that is not within the scope of orofacial myology and the IAOM does […]

RDH soon to graduate interested in Orofacial Myology

I am a Dental Hygienist in the state of Pennsylvania currently finishing up my B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene.  For my final course, I have a Capstone/Senior Project. For this project, I have chosen to do a Continuing Education course in the field of Orofacial Myology and how it relates to the Dental Hygienist. My […]

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