Posts Tagged ‘suctioning’

UTT open bite how long to wait for tx

I am working with a 7 year old with an anterior open bite. …..background: Referred to me for tongue thrust by her SLP who cannot make progress on her frontal /s/. This girl started with me 3 months ago in November. Evaluation revealed open mouth posturing, forward tongue resting position, drooling, tongue thrust on swallow, and large tonsils.

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.

Water Trap Swallow

… someone that can hold mouthwash with some effort (small amounts), but cannot seem to hold/water trap water?

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