Saturday, 14 September 2019
OROFACIAL MYOLOGY Questions and Answers ABSTRACT Several frequently asked questions about orofacial myology are asked and answered. Additional questions and concerns are addressed in other topics included on this website, especially those topics directed toward parents. WHAT IS OROFACIAL MYOLOGY? Orofacial myology is a specialized sub-specialty with either speech-language pathology or dentistry, especially dental hygiene,
Saturday, 16 June 2012
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.
Thursday, 10 November 2011
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
Thursday, 14 July 2011
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.