Proper oral rest posture
A healthy oral rest posture includes the tongue on the palate, sealed lips, and breathing trough the nose. There should be a 2-3 mm space between the molars witch is also called the freeway space. Proper oral rest posture leads to healthy Orofacial form and function.
Disorders of the muscles and functions of the face
Disorders of the muscles and function of the face and mouth. OMD's may effect facial skeletal growth and development, chewing, swallowing,speech production,occlusion, TMD,stability of orthodontic treatment and facial appearance