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Certified Orofacial Myofunctional therapists are experts at eliminating thumbsucking habits by using positive behavior modification and no hurtful appliances in the child's mouth that could be painful, negatively affect their speech and/or cause difficulty in eating.

Certified Orofacial Myofunctional therapists are experts at eliminating thumbsucking habits by using positive behavior modification and no hurtful appliances in the child's mouth that could be painful, negatively affect their speech and/or cause difficulty in eating.

Example of how eliminating a thumbsucking habit can provide positive changes in the teeth.Do you have a child with a thumb or finger sucking habit & you have tried everything to eliminate it?Well, you haven't tried a digit sucking expert also known as a Certfied OMT, Dr. Honor Franklin uses positive behavior modification & not hurtful mouth appliances.Sucking habits beyond the age of 4-5 years of age can cause dental & speech problems, thumb/finger infections as well as being teased.

Example of how eliminating a thumbsucking habit can provide positive changes in the teeth.Do you have a child with a thumb or finger sucking habit & you have tried everything to eliminate it?Well, you haven't tried a digit sucking expert also known as a Certfied OMT, Dr. Honor Franklin uses positive behavior modification & not hurtful mouth appliances.Sucking habits beyond the age of 4-5 years of age can cause dental & speech problems, thumb/finger infections as well as being teased.

Look at the positive results of a 6 year old female patient's dental occlusion after eliminating a harmful thumbsucking sucking habit at Honor Franklin Myofunctional & Speech Clinic . As an IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist, Dr. Honor Franklin is an Expert at eliminating such harmful habits in a fun and positive manner with no hurtful oral appliances. Call 972-233-1312 for an appointment!

Look at the positive results of a 6 year old female patient's dental occlusion after eliminating a harmful thumbsucking sucking habit at Honor Franklin Myofunctional & Speech Clinic . As an IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist, Dr. Honor Franklin is an Expert at eliminating such harmful habits in a fun and positive manner with no hurtful oral appliances. Call 972-233-1312 for an appointment!

"This article discusses the negative impact from a thumb sucking habit. IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists use positive reinforcement to help children stop this noxious habit. They also can assist patients with the re-patterning of the orofacial muscles for more optimal growth & development after the thumb sucking is eliminated."

The Thumb That Can Cost an Arm and a Leg

"This article discusses the negative impact from a thumb sucking habit. IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists use positive reinforcement to help children stop this noxious habit. They also can assist patients with the re-patterning of the orofacial muscles for more optimal growth & development after the thumb sucking is eliminated."

This 8 year old female patientis another example of how IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists have the expertise and training to eliminate thumb sucking habits successfully without hurtful appliances!! Dr. Honor Franklin at Honor Franklin Myofunctional & Speech Clinic is the ONLY IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist in Dallas and she has been in private practice since 1977.

This 8 year old female patientis another example of how IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists have the expertise and training to eliminate thumb sucking habits successfully without hurtful appliances!! Dr. Honor Franklin at Honor Franklin Myofunctional & Speech Clinic is the ONLY IAOM Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist in Dallas and she has been in private practice since 1977.

Have a thumb-sucker? Try these positive parenting tips to get rid of the habit!

Stop That Thumb-sucker

Have a thumb-sucker? Try these positive parenting tips to get rid of the habit!

Another example of habit reminders that do not work. Look at this hurtful appliance that is supposed to correct an incorrect forward, resting posture of the tongue known as tongue thrusting. Is it working? Is it preventing a forward resting position of her tongue against and between her teeth? NO. Only an IAOM Certified Orofacial Myologist/Myofunctional Therapist can teach a correct resting tongue and lip resting posture with no punitive appliances.

Another example of habit reminders that do not work. Look at this hurtful appliance that is supposed to correct an incorrect forward, resting posture of the tongue known as tongue thrusting. Is it working? Is it preventing a forward resting position of her tongue against and between her teeth? NO. Only an IAOM Certified Orofacial Myologist/Myofunctional Therapist can teach a correct resting tongue and lip resting posture with no punitive appliances.

Welcome to my specialty practice in orofacial myofunctional disorders& articulation speech disorders. We welcome your patients to our office and will strive to make your patients’ experience positive and pleasant.  Our mission is to provide the highest quality orofacial myofunctional and articulation speech evaluation and therapy possible through a combination of expertise and caring. Our practice is grounded in the idea that good care begins with good communication.

Welcome to my specialty practice in orofacial myofunctional disorders& articulation speech disorders. We welcome your patients to our office and will strive to make your patients’ experience positive and pleasant. Our mission is to provide the highest quality orofacial myofunctional and articulation speech evaluation and therapy possible through a combination of expertise and caring. Our practice is grounded in the idea that good care begins with good communication.

Functional Jaw Orthopedics - FJO Treatment is a progressive form of treatment that combines two methods of straightening teeth and jaws. By using fixed and removable appliances to get superior results, FJO Treatment works with growth and development to give patients beautiful broad smiles.

Functional Jaw Orthopedics - FJO Treatment is a progressive form of treatment that combines two methods of straightening teeth and jaws. By using fixed and removable appliances to get superior results, FJO Treatment works with growth and development to give patients beautiful broad smiles.

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