ENT won’t release Tongue Tie
Monday, 15 October 2018
Q: I will be attending your course in December, and was wondering if you’ll be covering this in class. This is a client that I’ve been seeing for over a year. I am attaching two photos. He has a tongue tie but his patents took him to an ENT and the ENT said it wasn’t.
It is not within Orofacial Myologist’ scope of practice to identify a tongue tie
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Q: I attended a conference presented by physicians, dentists and speech pathologists. They said that it is not within our scope of practice to identify a tongue tie. What is your take on this? A: Well, that is interesting! I can only speak for those SLPs who have orofacial myology training. Over a period of
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Older children & adults are reporting significant pain post frenectomy
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
In adult patients with TT, do you find less pain in the post frenectomy rehabilitation phase when a period of pre habilitation is undertaken, in essence conditioning the musculature as much as possible?
Decreased Lingual Movement r production
Saturday, 30 August 2014
He presents with decreased lingual movement but does not have an obvious anterior tongue tie. He is unable to stick out his tongue without it resting on his teeth and he cannot click his tongue without moving also moving his jaw. I am really at a loss for how to help him.
Great opportunity to see a tongue tie patient prior to surgery
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
When you have the great opportunity to see a tongue tie patient prior to surgery, you should do a full evaluation for comparisons post surgery.
SLP with tongue tie and OSA
Friday, 30 November 2012
My interest is more concerning: I have a new diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (hypopneas, actually), in which the MD believes that the base of tongue is falling into the airway (and per a recent laryngoscopy, my airway is small). When I was a child, an orthodontist offered to clip it, but I wasn't having any difficulty with speech, and I hadn't really figured out that my childhood sleep disruption was apnea until all these decades later.