Language, ventilation, parafunction from diagnosis to rehabilitation: what are the challenges?
The screening for orofacial dyspraxia is a joint effort between orthodontist and physiotherapist. The diagnosis of functional anomalies should be early in order to prevent them from becoming engramed and leading to growth abnormalities.
After carrying out an assessment of the resting posture of the tongue and lips, a functional examination of phonation, swallowing, ventilation and parafunctions. The rehabilitator seeks to put in place a physiological functional scheme to avoid or minimize the dysmorphofunctional cascade that risks taking place.