• Habit Correction

Did you know the muscles of the lips and tongue determine tooth position?

Bad habits such as thumb sucking, incorrect swallowing, and mouth breathing directly affect the way teeth and jaws grow. If these bad habits are not corrected even the best orthodontic treatment will fail and relapse is always the case.

Be on the lookout for these signs of poor myofunctional habits:

Mouth breathing

Snoring

Thumb sucking

That is why at NEO we correct bad habits by strengthening the tongue, lips, and cheeks, and teaching our patients how to swallow and breathe correctly. By learning these simple techniques your child will obtain naturally straight teeth, long term stability and it will benefit overall health.

What’s going on with your child?

Use our symptom checker to find out!