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Common Symptoms & Complaints of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder (OMD)

  • Narrow palate or smile

  • Gummy smile

  • Long Face

  • Flatter facial features

  • Small lower jaw or 'no chin'

  • Vertical angle to mandibular plane

  • Droopy eyes

  • Low facial muscle tone

  • Short upper lip

  • Asymmetries

  • Deviated septum or crooked nose

  • Bump on the bridge of the nose

  • Dark circles under the eyes

Symptoms of Tongue Tie in Adults

  • Sleep Apnea

  • Clenching and grinding teeth

  • Jaw pain, TMD, facial pain 

  • Chronic headaches, migraines

  • Neck / shoulder pain and tension

  • Forward head posture

Symptoms of Tongue Tie in Infants

  • Trouble breastfeeding - Poor / shallow latch and painful for mother

  • Poor Suck-Swallow-Breathe coordination

  • May aspirate milk into lungs (worst cases)

  • Infant reflux

  • Trouble gaining weight

    Symptoms of Tongue Tie in Children

    • Difficult speech articulation or speech delay

    • Chewing and /or swallowing issues - messy eater

    • Picky eater, gags easily, oral aversions

    • Mouth breathing and open mouth posture

    • Sleep Apnea / Snoring

    • Forward head posture

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