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Afzelius-Alm A, Larsson E, Löfgren CG, Bishara SE.(2004). Factors that influence the
proclination or retroclination of the lower incisors in children with prolonged thumb-
sucking habits. Swed Dent J. 28(1):37-45.

Ballard, JL, et al (2002), Ankyloglossia: Assessment, Incidence, and Effect of Frenuloplasty
on the breastfeeding dyad. Pediatrics 110;e63

Dimberg L, Bondemark L, Söderfeldt B, Lennartsson B. (2010). Prevalence of malocclusion
traits and sucking habits among 3-year-old children. Swed Dent J. 34(1):35-42

Fernando, C. (1998). Tongue Tie from confusion to clarity.  Sidney, Australia: Tandem

Green, H, & Green, S. (1999), The Interrelationship of Wind Instrument Technique,
Orthodontic Treatment, and Orofacial Myology. IJOM 25: 18-29

Green, S.(2009) Concomitant trichotillomania cessation and thumb-sucking elimination: of
course, they're related...aren't they? IJOM Nov;35:55-73.

Hahn, V. & Hahn H. (1992), Efficacy of Oromyofunctional therapy. IJOM, 18, 22-23

Hanson, M.L. & Mason, R.M. (2003). Orofacial Myology: International Perspectives.
Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Hazelbaker, Alison ATLFF

Larsson E. (2001). Sucking, chewing, and feeding habits and the development of crossbite:
a longitudinal study of girls from birth to 3 years of age. Angle Orthod. Apr;71(2):116-9.

Mason, R.M. (2011). Myths that persist about orofacial myology, IJOM, Vol 37:26-36.
Mills, C.S.,(2012),History of the IAOM, IJOM, Nov.,Vol.37:5-25

Mukai S, Mukai C, Asaoka K. (1993) Congenital Ankyloglossia with deviation of the
epiglottis and larynx. Ann Otolaryngol;102: 620-4

Niedenthal, Paula M., Augustinova, Maria, Rychlowska, Droit-Volet, Magdalena Sylvie,
Zinner, Leah, Knafo ,Ariel & Brauer, Markus (2012): Negative Relations Between Pacifier
Use and Emotional Competence, Basic and Applied SocialPsychology, 34:5, 387-39

Proffit, W.R., Fields, Jr,H.W. & Sarver, D.M.(2012), Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th Edition,
St. Louis, MO, C.V.Mosby

Sexton S, Natale R. (2009). Risks and benefits of pacifiers, Am Fam Physician. Apr

Tillmann, B.N. (2007). Atlas of Human Anatomy. Mud Puddle Books, Inc., New York, NY.
Van Norman, R.A. (1999).  Helping the Thumb-Sucking Child.  Avery Publishing Group,
Garden City Park, NY.

Van Norman, R. (1997). Digit sucking: a review of the literature, clinical observations and
treatment recommendations. International Journal of Orofacial Myology. 23(1). 14-34

Warren JJ, Bishara SE, Steinbock KL, et al (2001). Effects of oral habits' duration on dental
characteristics in the primary dentition. J Am Dent Assoc. Dec;132(12):1685-93; quiz

Weiss, TM, Atanasov, S &  Calhoun, KH, (2005), The association of tongue scalloping with
obstructive sleep apnea and related sleep pathology, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
Dec;133(6):966-71, Department of Otolaryngology, Southern Illinois University, USA.