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TETHERED ORAL TISSUES (TOTS)

​Karrie has extensive training in tethered oral tissues (TOTS) at all ages, from birth through adulthood.  Karrie is trained in providing a comprehensive approach to assessment looking at structure, function and symptoms.  Karrie's training in lactation and myofunctional therapy allows her to review and educate families on the potential long and short term impact of tethered oral tissues including lactation, feeding, facial growth and development, sleep and speech.  Appointments will include:   

  • Functional screening of tongue, lip and buccal ties 

  • Pre and Post Release Education and Support

  • Neuromuscular retraining including suck training

Karrie participates in regular professional development to ensure she provides the best possible care to her patients. 

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