We use it to communicate, nourish our body, and connect with others. Yet it can also unwind the health and behavior of children when misused. Our mouths are an invitation into the body, that when left open and unchecked permit open destruction that is difficult to resolve. I've been there with sick and tired children,… Continue reading Mouth Breathing Wrecks Kids: A Parent To Parent Warning
Whether you are new to this blog or a frequent reader, I think it is safe to say I make my love for myofunctional therapy known. It has impacted my personal life and changed the health of my home. It's been around for nearly a century with current research linking it to improvements in speech,… Continue reading Why You Haven’t Heard of Myofunctional Therapy
The frequent congestion, ear/throat infections, poor sleep, tongue thrust and mouth-breathing has become intolerable. Your dental or medical professional has informed you about myofunctional therapy as a treatment to provide you with some relief...now what? I've been there. You just heard about this random therapy that seems to have come out of nowhere, your head… Continue reading Do You Need Myofunctional Therapy: The Definitive Assessments
I distinctly remember the first time my dental provider pointed out to me that my child had a tongue tie. It was unexpected, overwhelming and immediately followed up with fast explanations of why it mattered. The possible implications and mental standouts of symptoms she currently had made me want to take immediate action. Yet, the… Continue reading Is Airway Health A Privilege?