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LIVE Virtual 2CE Webinar – Ins and Outs of Tongue Thrust Therapy
September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to increase awareness of Oral Myofunctional Disorders, discuss the role of dental professionals in recognizing and addressing OMDs, and promote the use of Oral Motor Therapy as an adjunct to traditional dental services. The course will include a brief history of oral myofunctional treatment. Time will be spent defining and discussing the importance of addressing tongue thrusts. The causes and adverse effects will be discussed as well as diagnosing the different types of tongue thrusts. Correct tongue placement at rest and while swallowing will be explained in addition to the different treatment methods being used followed by an explanation and description of an oral myofunctional therapy treatment plan that has had excellent success.