Nasal Breathing vs. Mouth Breathing

Nasal Breathing Nasal breathing involves inhaling and exhaling air through the nostrils. The nose serves several important functions when it comes to breathing: Filtration: The nasal passages are lined with tiny hairs and mucus-producing cells that help trap and filter out particles like dust, allergens, and microbes from the inhaled air. Humidification: The nasal passages … Continued

Frenuloplasty—What is it and what should I expect?

A frenuloplasty is a surgical procedure that involves the modification or removal of the lingual frenulum, which is a small fold of tissue that connects the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. A restriction of the lingual frenulum (tongue tie) restricts the movement of the tongue and can lead to a

Tongue Ties in Adults—What’s the big deal?

Most people think of children when they think of tongue ties and frenectomies. About 25% of children have a tongue tie. Likewise about 25% of adults also have a tongue tie. Myofunctional Therapy (Myo). Professional Myofunctional Therapists work with patients to help them change the way they use the muscles in and around their mouths. … Continued