Myths that persist about orofacial myology.

@article{Mason2011MythsTP,
  title={Myths that persist about orofacial myology.},
  author={Robert M. Mason},
  journal={The International journal of orofacial myology : official publication of the International Association of Orofacial Myology},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={26-38}
}
  • Robert M. Mason
  • Published 2011 in
    The International journal of orofacial myology…
This article addresses many myths that have persisted over the years in dentistry and orofacial myology regarding the nature of orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMD's). Myths include 1) the concept that the term "tongue thrusting" includes the rest posture; 2) that there is an excessive amount of pressure exerted against the anterior teeth in swallows, that swallowing pressures add up, and the frequency of swallowing has an impact on the dentition; 3) the idea that the tongue is the strongest… CONTINUE READING
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