Could improper oral rest posture and mouth breathing inhibit ability to produce /k,g/?
Monday, 30 March 2015
I recently picked up a six year old boy who has been in speech therapy for years for production of velars. He consistently fronts /k,g/ and is not stimulable for the sounds.
- Published in Dental Hygienist, Dentists, Orofacial Myologist, Orthodontist, speech languge pathologist, Therapists
Down syndrome teeth eruption
Monday, 06 August 2012
Her dentist reportedly told her mother that these lower front baby teeth haven't fallen out yet because her tongue is too weak to push against them. I was taken a back by such reasoning. IS this true?
- Published in Dental Hygienist, Parents, Therapists