Articles for Professionals

Assessment of posterior tongue mobility using lingual‐palatal suction: Progress towards a functional definition of ankyloglossia

This research article looks at the use of Tongue Range of Motion Ratio (TRMR) for the posterior tongue using lingual palatal suction (LPS) to assess posterior range of motion and as an adjunct to anterior TRMR for assessing tongue function and mobility.

Oral Disfunction as a result of malocclusion

Great overview of how oral dysfunction contributes to the cause of malocclusion in children.    

Wake Up to Sleep Apnea

TAKING SLEEP SERIOUSLY Category: General Dentistry Screening for sleep disorders in the dental setting is critical and must be addressed. This dentist stresses the importance of implementing sleep screenings into the dental practice, although it may be challenging initially. Helping our patients in this way indicates our desire to look beyond the oral cavity and into total well being. Source: