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What Can Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Help With…

Updated: May 11, 2020

Feeding Difficulties:

· Trouble latching during breast/ bottle feeding

· Poor coordination of suck, swallow, breathing patterns

· Selective eating, gagging, vomiting

· Needing frequent sips of liquid to wash food down

· Tongue thrust/ forward swallow pattern

· Messy and/or noisy eating.

Breathing & Speech:

· Mouth breathing

· Snoring/ sleep disordered breathing

· Forward head posture

· Speech sound errors

Oral Habits & Dentition:

· Open bite (aka malocclusion)

· Drooling

· Thumb/ finger/ tongue sucking

· Prolonged pacifier use or other non-nutritive oral habits

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