Dentocranial Considerations: Assessment and Treatment of Frenum and Tongue Related TMJ and Airway Compromise. – Drs. Charles Blum and Richard Gerardo
Drs. Charles Blum and Richard Gerardo will cover how to assess and treat lingual and labial frenulum restrictions and tongue dysfunctions that affect craniofacial development, TMJ disorders, and airway compromise. This section will cover how to assess these conditions, what it means to the patient and doctor’s treatment focus, and hands on methods to treat these types of presentations. Included will be home related rehabilitative exercises which the patient will need to perform regularly to participate in the treatment of this surprisingly common disorder.