Interceptive Class III device usage
Thursday, 23 February 2012
I saw a patient the other day that was given the i-3 Interceptive Class III device to wear... The child is 6 years old (7 in May) and presents with edge to edge occlusion, open mouth rest posture and history of upper respiratory infections, ear infections, tonsillitis, strep x2, seasonal allergies and what appears to be possible dairy sensitivities... Some SLP members of the IAOM had been inappropriately ordering and fitting such appliances...
- Published in Dental Hygienist, Dentists, Orofacial Myologist, Orthodontist, physical therapists, SLP-A, speech languge pathologist, Therapists, Uncategorized
When Sockie falls off
Thursday, 16 February 2012
After watching the CD, my son decided to quit. He wore the Sockie to bed, but it either fell off during the night or he removed it in his sleep. After a few nights, he said Sockie was gone. He must have thrown it away. The dentist told him that he is going to put a rake into his mouth in two weeks if he doesn’t stop sucking his thumb.
Ideas for adult tongue sucker
Thursday, 02 February 2012