North Texas Orofacial Myology

North Texas Orofacial Myology provides therapy for thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, incorrect swallowing patterns and other related orofacial myofunctional disorders. We are located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and work closely with a number of orthodontic offices in the area such as  Thank you for visiting our site!

You may have been referred to our site by your dentist or orthodontist for information about “tongue thrust”, (the improper rest position of tongue and lips) or thumb/finger sucking. If so, you most likely have more than a few questions.  Here are some of our patient’s most frequent questions:

  • What is tongue thrust?
  • What causes tongue thrust?
  • Is there more than one type of tongue thrust?
  • What are the consequences of tongue thrust?
  • Is speech affected by tongue thrust?
  • At what age does it appear?
  • Why have I not been told before?
  • What is the probability of successful treatment?
  • How is tongue thrust treated?

If you are not familiar with us and your first contact is online: We would be pleased to hear from you! Please let us know what your needs and questions are, we will be more than happy to help.We are looking forward to hearing from you.  Our telephone number is 817-319-5294.You can also contact us at our e-mail address: (Karen Samuel) or (Diane Dillman).