Archive for March, 2019
What is a TOT?
What is a TOT? Haven’t heard of a TOT in relation to the mouth? What comes to mind when you hear TOT? For me, its Napoleon Dynamite which is perfect because that sweet man loves his tots and he also struggles with tethered oral tissues. Napoleons open mouth and forward head posture is a sign […]
Breastfeeding and Your Babies Health and Jaw Development
Breastfeeding and Your Babies Health and Jaw Development As some of you may know, my husband and I are expecting our first child in June! Like many new moms, I am on information overload when it comes to all things baby! I am constantly sorting through information on what I should and should not be […]
(Left) Tara with her class learning myofunctional therapy this past month in Louisana. What is myofunctional therapy? Myofunctional therapy helps treat Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs). What are OMDS? OMDS are improper function of the tongue and facial muscles that affect breathing, swallowing, and ultimately skeletal growth and development. Myotherapy helps with a variety of chronic […]