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When should I consult a speech specialist about my child's tounge thrusting?

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If you notice symptoms of tongue thrusting, consult a speech pathologist. This person can create a treatment plan that helps your child strengthen their chewing muscles and learn a new swallowing pattern.

From: Oral Health Problems in Children WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 15, 2018

SOURCE: American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 15, 2018

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