Are you experiencing some of these symtoms?
Clenching, or grinding?
Jaw pain/TMJ disorder?
SNORING or noisy breathing?
Are you or is your child experiencing some of these symptoms?
Crowded/crooked teeth? This is especially important in young children as there should be space for permanent teeth.
Upper teeth pushed out of alignment and further forward than lower teeth (overjet)?
Open space when teeth are together that has the same shape as the tongue (small O)?
Teeth moving again after orthodontics?.
Messy eating or food falling from the front of the mouth during chewing?
Taking LARGE bites of food and/or swallowing without chewing?
Difficulty swallowing pills or requiring the pill to be placed far back into the mouth?
Lips often open/apart?
Tongue always visible?
Tooth pain after waking due to the pressure of the tongue at night?
If you are concerned about facial development for your children or identified a problem with tongue resting posture in yourself, you can get help now! Luckily there are more professionals than ever before who are treating these conditions early to promote good facial and dental development to possibly avoid braces down the road OR relapse after orthodontic treatment.