Oral Habit Appliances

Oral habit appliances, including fangs, spikes, spurs, and palatal cribs, may seem like a fast and easy way to correct a tongue thrust habit, but Certified Orofacial Myologists™ offer a better, long-term solution.  

These orthodontic habit appliances don't address the cause of the problem, and they don't teach proper oral rest posture and/or swallowing patterns either.

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Link to "Relapse of Anterior Open Bites Treated with Orthodontic Appliances With And Without Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy" article: 
http://bit.ly/2Ev2qTz

Read the IAOM's Position Statement here:
http://bit.ly/2BHyeze