At Coulson and Associates, we understand that every patient is unique and deserves personalized care. That's why we offer treatment plans that are focused on helping you achieve optimal function in your orofacial muscles. Our programs include exercises and behavior modification techniques that are designed to help you maintain the results of orthodontic, surgical, and dental procedures. We also use specialized techniques to help you establish proper breathing patterns and oral rest posture for overall dental health. Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain a healthy, comfortable smile.
Thumb & Finger sucking habits can have a tremendous impact on how your child's teeth & face develop.
Nail-biting (onychophagia) is considered to be a common stress-relieving habit.
Swallowing with the tongue forward & improper resting posture of the tongue can interfere with the relationship of the teeth contributing to malocclusion.
Profuse drooling is never normal or typical. If a child's shirt is constantly or frequently wet, this would be considered profuse or atypical drooling.
Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue's range of motion.
Snoring & Mild Sleep Apnea
Allergies and Open Mouth Breathing contribute to low tongue posture which can cause the tongue to fall back into the throat at night, but poor breathing patterns are typically 24/7.
Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling)
Trichotillomania, also known as trichotillosis or "trich" for 'short', is a hair pulling disorder