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Additional News:

* Meredith discussed Tongue Tie with an airway study group consisting of dental and oral professionals, ENTs, and PTs, in July 8, 2019!!

* Meredith will be attending the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) Conference in New Orleans in September 2019!!

* Meredith presented at the Georgia Speech-Language Hearing Association’s 2018 conference on the topic of How to Diagnose and Remediate Tongue Tie

OROFACIAL MYOLOGY

MWSP maintains certification with the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM), in order to provide sanctioned and thorough intervention.

Orofacial Myology may benefit:

  • "Tongue Thrust" / Interdental swallow / Reverse swallow

  • aka "Myofunctional Therapy"

  • Elimination of Sucking habits: thumb/fingers/pacifier

  • Ankyloglossia/Tongue Tie

  • Avoiding use of dental appliances that don't remediate tongue function

  • Speech sound production

  • Crossbites / overjets / underbites

  • Open mouth posture

  • Poor lip strength

  • Re-engineer tongue movement and function

  • Poor jaw stability

  • Appropriate teeth eruption

  • "Long face syndrome"