October 22, 2018

Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea – Adult

As we get older, our pharyngeal airways begin to close in with excessive tissue when we are sleeping because our airway muscles become more flaccid.  Studies […]
November 6, 2017

Correcting Orofacial Muscle Function; Chewing Breathing & Swallowing

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy is a one on one therapy to neuromuscularly reeducate the muscles in the face, tongue and neck. This myofunctional therapy effects change in the chewing, breathing and swallowing functions.
August 22, 2016
ALF child dentition

ALF Appliance in Children and Adults

ALF Appliance  Some dental practitioners believe, working with the ALF (advanced light wire functional) appliance takes long to get the desired result.  Actually, using the ALF […]
July 2, 2015
Breast feeding babies and their need to suck Will we allow our babies to breastfeed? Breast feeding and facial development
June 15, 2015

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Works

Before – March 23, 2014                                        After – […]
April 30, 2015

Helping Children Eat Healthy

Good Eating Habits Starts Young with the parents leading by example
April 25, 2015

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and Frenectomy – tongue tie surgery and healing

Healing after frenulum, frenum, frenectomy surgery, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and frenectomy, frenulum, tight frenum
December 4, 2014

Tongue-Tie, Surgery and the Need for Therapy

    By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM  All tongue-tie revisions need to have Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy to help establish tongue-to-palate form, lip seal, with nasal breathing. […]
September 25, 2014

Open Mouth Posture

By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM Open Mouth Posture Mouthbreathing A mouth breathers’ maxillas and mandibles are more retrognathic. Palatal height is higher, over- jet is more […]
May 30, 2014

Tongue thrust may be seen in children or adults?

BiLateral Tongue Thrust
May 29, 2013

Healthy kids

By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM Usually, when you think of healthy kids you have visions of children eating fruits and vegetables for a great source of […]
March 29, 2013

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy: Why Now?

It is said that timing is everything. You may have heard of orofacial myofunctional therapy (OMT) popping up here and there in the U.S. over the past few decades.
March 26, 2013

Mouth Breathing, catching flies?

By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM Open Mouth Posture Mouth breathing or open mouth posture usually means the tongue is resting down and forward while sleeping or […]
March 26, 2013

Bottles, Pacifiers, Sippy cups, Oh Why?

By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM   Bottles, Pacifiers, sippy cups, Oh Why?  What is wrong with sippy cups you may ask?           […]
March 26, 2013

Nail Biting, OMD’s and your TMJ Pain

Can Myofunctional Therapy Help Me Stop Biting My Nails?   YES, it is worth investigating    There have been several studies done in children and adults […]
March 26, 2013

Happy Healthy Children

  By: Judith Dember-Paige RDH COM Help your children achieve a healthy tongue up to the palate resting posture, lip seal with nasal breathing.  Children and […]