Functional Assessment & Remediation of Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTs) - TIMED AGENDA

8:30AM-12:00pm (15 MIN. BREAK at 10:30AM)
  • What is TOTs?
  • Structural Assessment
  • Theoretical Foundation
  • Merkel-Walsh and Overland TOTs Protocol
    • Case History
    • Structurce (Hard and Soft Tissue)
    • Breast
    • Bottle
    • Spoon
    • Solids
    • Cup
    • Straw
    • Speech
Lunch 12:00PM- 1:00PM
1:00PM-4:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 2:45PM)
  • Pre-Op Goals, Surgical Procedures and Post-Op Considerations
  • Neuromuscular re-education of:
    • Breast
    • Bottle
    • Spoon
    • Solids
    • Cup
    • Straw
    • Speech (bilabials, alveolars, palatals, labiodentals)
  • Wrap-up/Q&A