Two Thumbs Up: Understanding and Treatment of Thumb Sucking

Two Thumbs Up is an accumulation of Christine’s experiences and orofacial myology expertise comprised of forty years in private practice, eighteen years teaching at University of Detroit Mercy orthodontic department, and teaching COM® (Certified Orofacial Myologist) Certification Track Courses.

Early Training has Lifetime Benefits

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy has been around for more than 100 years. It has recently begun to gain prominence in the dental and medical communities as another way of addressing mild to moderate sleep apnea and TMD muscle disorders.

Understanding the Orofacial Complex: Muscle Manual

musclemanualUnderstanding the Orofacial Complex: Muscle […]

Oral Rest Posture: A key piece of the obstructive sleep apnea puzzle

Dental professionals are missing the chance to address obstructive sleep apnea before it […]

Why Can’t My Child’s Tongue Thrust be Treated at School?

Parents often ask: “Why can’t my child’s tongue thrust be treated at school?” […]

Otolaryngology: Open Access

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Otolaryngologists
Robert M. Mason
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Previous Chief of […]

Relapse of Anterior Open Bites Treated With Orthodontic Appliances With and Without Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Closure and long-term retention of anterior open bites are significant concerns for orthodontists […]

Appliance Use for Oral Habit Patterns.

Position statement of the IAOM regarding appliance use for the Oral Habit Patterns.

Prepared […]

The Use of Post Nominal Letters: A much more serious issue than many are aware of.

Author: Lorraine Frey RDH, LDH, BAS, COM, FAADH

Licensed healthcare professionals are held to […]

That Adorable Thumb

By Shari Green, C.O.M.

That adorable baby with their thumb in their mouth…truly a […]