Tongue thrusting can have extreme negative effects on your teeth and mouth. Many people who tongue thrust have openbites. People who tongue thrust do it naturally and are usually unaware that they are even doing. Therefore, people who tongue thrust should seek treatment to break their habit immediately before more damage to the mouth is done.
To correct tongue thrust, speech pathologists prescribe exercises designed to promote a normal swallowing pattern.
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