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Posterior Tongue Tie Confusion

memememe88
New Member

Hey guys,

Is my frenulum normal?

I'm 20 years old, and I went to go see a myofunctional therapist recently. They said I had a tongue tie, and the floor of my mouth was coming up to compensate for a short tie, that I had an 'eiffel tower' tongue tie. However, I went to the our local dentist also, who said I completely didn't have a tie, and that myofunctional therapy etc. is all nonsense. 

The reason I went to go see a myofunctional therapist because I have been mewing for a while now, and it seems my profile has been getting more recessed? My jaw is kinda being pulled backwards, although my posture has been getting better. Before I started having correct tongue posture, my tongue was up at the front, but also touched my front bottom teeth (a kinda tongue trust). I have taken accurate photos, and I know for sure my profile has gotten worse, in about a year. 

Here is the pic.

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Any thoughts? 

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Topic starter Posted : 29/11/2019 10:35 am
Loliboly
Estimable Member

Best Face Forwards released a video about tongue ties just a few days ago. Maybe it helps:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oczgbI_X444

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Posted : 05/12/2019 11:28 am
Quetzelcoatlus
New Member

My tongue appears to be severely tied in front, it cant touch the roof unless my mouth is almost closed. but It feels like I can mew fully. Mewing happens with a closed mouth so I don't see why a front tongue tie would be a hindrance.  Just my thoughts I haven't been doing it very long though.

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Posted : 09/12/2019 11:36 pm
darkindigo
Reputable Member

Vid on checking for tongue ties: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gQihz4JOPps&t=5s  You seem okay.  Mewing can move things back.  Simple really is the concept of arch perimeter.  Widening can cause retrusion.  It’s like your teeth lined up are a bendy piece of plastic.  If you widen, it can cause the front part (incisors)  to retrude.

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Posted : 16/12/2019 6:55 pm