• frena
  • Let's have a quick lesson on the mouth's anatomy, specifically the thin, taut pieces of muscle called frena (frenum when referring to one). (vintagedental.com)
  • There are two frena (the plural form of frenum ) in the mouth that can sometimes obstruct normal function and are candidates for frenectomies. (oralanswers.com)
  • palate
  • During the sixth week of gestation, the medial nasal processes approach each other to form a single globular process that in time gives rise to the nasal tip, columella, prolabium, frenulum of the upper lip, and the primary palate. (wikipedia.org)
  • teeth
  • when severe, the tip of the tongue cannot be protruded beyond the lower incisor teeth. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you move your tongue up between your upper lip and your teeth, you will feel this buy phentermine 37.5 thin band of muscle. (oralanswers.com)
  • Instead of a forward/upward scraping motion that occurs in a thrusted swallow, a more mature swallow begins with the tip of your tongue pressing against the bumpy spot behind your top front teeth (your alveolar ridge). (speechchick.com)
  • In a thrusted swallow the tongue is pushed up and forward (in a scraping motion), in a mature swallow the tongue is pushed up and back (never pushing against or past your front teeth). (speechchick.com)
  • mouth
  • The middle, sides, and back of your tongue then should suck up against the roof of your mouth (while your tongue tip remains on the bumpy spot) to push the food back toward your throat. (speechchick.com)
  • Your tongue has a correct posture inside your mouth for these sounds with airflow (s/z/th). (speechchick.com)
  • pharyngeal
  • The tongue originates from the first, second, and third pharyngeal arches which induces the migration of muscles from the occipital myotomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • thrust
  • Since I started my private practice I have received a large amount of tongue thrust referrals. (speechchick.com)
  • This is mostly due to the limited coverage of tongue thrust therapy through the school district. (speechchick.com)
  • Where I come from - therapists are allowed to treat tongue thrust through the school district if the tongue thrust causes an articulation disorder. (speechchick.com)
  • But they are not allowed to treat tongue thrust (or reverse swallow as it can be called) alone. (speechchick.com)
  • Anyway… all this exposure to tongue thrust has helped me perfect my techniques and my clients have had AMAZING success. (speechchick.com)
  • I love treating tongue thrust. (speechchick.com)
  • But I would like to back up for a minute and talk about what a tongue thrust is exactly. (speechchick.com)
  • I use the word immature because a tongue thrust is actually considered "normal" up until a child is about 8 years old (although I prefer for children to have adapted to a more mature swallow much sooner). (speechchick.com)
  • A tongue thrust is the type of swallow that a baby uses. (speechchick.com)
  • I suggest you try it as well if you are trying to get a better understanding of tongue thrust. (speechchick.com)
  • tooth
  • The diameter of the crown mesiodistally is greater than the length cervicoincisally, which makes the tooth appear wider rather than taller from a labial viewpoint. (wikipedia.org)
  • throat
  • The breast milk is pushed along by a peristaltic / wave like motion by the tongue until it is expressed into the throat. (brianpalmerdds.com)
  • The condition manifests as pain and soreness on the undersurface of the tongue, and sometimes the throat. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • Note that IF the tongue was NOT advanced, the bony gum pad could hit directly into the breast and cause pain and lacerations. (brianpalmerdds.com)
  • sides
  • If a child fails to transition to a more mature swallow, the back and sides of their tongue fail to mature as well. (speechchick.com)
  • This is because the back/sides of the tongue do not have the strength/stamina to hold the tongue in the correct position against the pressure the airflow creates. (speechchick.com)
  • long
  • Ineffective and long feedings can be caused when the tongue is unable to compress the WHOLE LENGTH of the breast effectively. (brianpalmerdds.com)