CranioRehab Update and Research Refresh

Posted by Sarah Schuman, M.S. CCC-SLP on 6/17/2019 to Cleft Lip & Palate
CranioRehab Update & Research Refresh. Review "Correlation Between Radiation Dose to Pterygoid and Masseter Muscles with Trismus" and "Successful Rehab of Facial Burns Using Jaw Motion Rehab Systems Including the OraStretch Press". Learn about CranioRehab products.

Successful Orofacial Rehabilitation of Facial Burns with the OraStretch Press and Therabite Device (Article Review)

Posted by Sarah Schuman, MS, CCC-SLP on 4/8/2019 to Jaw Function, Trismus, and Jaw Therapies
The study “Full thickness facial burns: Outcomes following orofacial rehabilitation” (2015) examines the impact of orofacial rehabilitation on full thickness orofacial burn, specifically looking at mouth opening range vertically and horizontally. Results indicated that rehabilitation, including use of the OraStretch press or TheraBite device, had a positive effect on patients' opening range.  

Why can't I Suck out of a Straw after Wisdom Teeth Removal and Oral Surgeires?

Posted by Linda Shafto on 8/15/2013 to General Medical and Dental Information
Why Your Oral Surgeon Tells You Not To Use A Straw After Oral Surgery Procedures?

Recovery Advice for having your Wisdom Teeth Pulled.

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 8/12/2013 to General Medical and Dental Information
Preparation Advice from the Tooth Fairy for after your wisdom tooth or third molar Extraction. Tips,

What is included with the TheraBite System? An overview of the device, its parts, and what they do.

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 8/7/2013 to Head & Neck Cancer, Radiation Therapy
Learn more about what is included in the TheraBite jaw motion rehab system, including parts and their purposes.

Breakfast Blitz Smoothie. Protein with great seeds and fruit.

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 7/15/2013 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
This is a nutritious breakfast smoothie you can put in your travel mug and enjoy on your commute!  Its got fruit, yogurt, flax, ginseng and almonds.  Yum!

Maxillolfacial Jaw Surgery Speedy Recovery Tips

Posted by Linda Shafto on 6/25/2012 to Surgery - Jaw, Facial, Oral, Cosmetic, Orthognathic
After his surgery, Graham created an awesome list of Recovery Tips on his blog, including both pre-surgery to-do's and after the surgery advice. 

Is the steroid Dexamethasone effective when injected into the TMJ?

Posted by Linda Shafto on 6/18/2012 to Jaw Function, Trismus, and Jaw Therapies
A new double-blind study at University of Groningen showed no increased effectiveness of Dexamethasone to improve TMJ arthrocentesis.

What To Ask Before Facial, Cosmetic Or Any Surgery To Insure Post Operative Success

Posted by Linda Shafto on 6/13/2012 to Heat & Cold Therapy - Face, Neck Jaw
Your surgery should be as important to your Surgeon as it is to you!  Plastic surgeon Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez has some great recommendations for discussing recovery and preparing for the surgery on his blog.  Read more to see some of his insights. 

Welcome and Hello

Posted by Rob Christensen on 2/22/2010 to Heat & Cold Therapy - Face, Neck Jaw