Has your dentist or orthodontist mentioned that your child or teen might have a “tongue thrust?”
Has your child been in speech therapy for some time with little gains toward increasing ability to make new sounds/words or increase intelligibility of speech?
Does your child produce a lot of speech sounds with their tongue too far forward in their mouth?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, your child may benefit from what is known as Orofacial Myology.
It’s important to note that most orofacial disorders develop at an early age when children are developing rapidly. At KIDS we believe it’s important to ensure the muscles are working properly at this age to avoid problems and ensure normal growth and development can occur as your child grows.
Common issues we see in children are;
These issues can be caused by;
How can we help?
At KIDS we take a holistic approach to treating your child's health issues. We will work with you and your child on things like;
With the help of Orofacial Myology, your child can be on their way to a happy, healthy future without the need for invasive treatment or surgery. Contact us today to book an appointment.
KIDS – Healthy Kids Nurtured by Nature
p:(07) 4942 5111
a: 6 Discovery Lane, Mackay QLD 4740
Monday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday – CLOSED
Sunday – CLOSED
Lip and Tongue Tie Forms: