Articles Specific to OMD Theory and Practice
Mason, R.: (Ed.) Orofacial myology: Current trends [Special Issue], International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 14, 1, March, 1988.
Mason, R.: A retrospective and prospective view of orofacial myology. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 31, November, 2005.
Flanagan, J.B.: Observations on the incidence of deglutition in man and measurement of some accompanying forces exerted on the dentition by perioral and lingual musculature. Master’s thesis. Forsyth Infirmary, Harvard University, 1964.
Lear, C.S.C., Flanagan, J.B., and Moorrees, C.F.A.: The frequency of deglutition in man. Archives Oral Biol., 10:83-99, 1965.
Efficacy of Treatment: Does Myofunctional Therapy Work?
Alexander, C.D.: Open bite, dental alveolar protrusion, Class I malocclusion: a successful treatment result. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 116, 5, 494-500, 1999.
Andrianopoulos, M.V., and Hanson, M.L.: Tongue thrust and the stability of overjet correction. Angle Orthodontist, 57, 2, 121-135, 1987.
Christensen M., and Hanson, M.L.: An investigation of the efficacy of oral myofunctional therapy as a precursor to articulation therapy for pre-first grade children. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 46, 160-167, 1981.
Cooper, J.S.: A comparison of myofunctional therapy and crib appliance effects with a maturational guidance control group. American Journal of Orthodontics, 72, 333-334, 1977.
Hahn, V., and Hahn, H.: Efficacy of oral myofunctional therapy. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 18, 21-23, 1992.
Hanson, M.L., and Andrianopoulos, M.V.: Tongue thrust and malocclusion. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 20, 9-18, 1982.
Ohno, Y., Yogosawa, F. and Nakamura, F.: An approach to openbite cases with tongue thrusting habits with reference to habit appliances and myofunctional therapy as viewed from an orthodontic standpoint. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 7, 3-10, 1981.
Smithpeter, J., and Covell, D. Jr.: Relapse of anterior open bites treated with orthodontic appliances with and without orofacial myofunctional therapy. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 137, 5, 605-614, 2010.
Toronto, A.S.: Long-term effectiveness of oral myotherapy. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 1,132-136, 1975.
Umberger, F.G., and Johnston, R.: The efficacy of oral myofunctional and coarticulation therapy. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 23, 3-9, 1997.
Van Norman, R.A.: Digit-sucking: a review of the literature, clinical observations and treatment recommendations. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 12:14-34, 1997.
Van Norman, R.A.: Helping the Thumb-Sucking Child. Avery Publishing Group, NY, 1999.
Ferguson, E.A. and Eccles, R.: Relationship between nasal nitric oxide concentration and nasal airway resistance. Rhinology, 36, 3, 120-123, 1998.
Mason, R., and Riski, J.: Airway interference: a clinical perspective. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 9, 9-11, 1983
Riski, J.: Airway interference: objective measurement and accountability. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, 9, 12-15, 1983.
Vig, P., Sarver, D.M., Hall, D.J., and Warren, D.W.: Quantative evaluation of nasal airflow in relation to facial morphology. American Journal of Orthodontics, 79, 263-272, 1981.
Warren, D.W., and DuBois, A.: A pressure-flow technique for measuring velopharyngeal orifice area during speech. Cleft Palate Journal, 1, 52-71, 1964.
Watson, R.M., Warren, D.W., and Fischer, N.D.: Nasal resistance, skeletal classification and mouth breathing in orthodontic patients. American Journal of Orthodontics, 54, 367-379, 1968.
Recommended Reference Texts
Enlow, D.H., and Hans, M.G.: Essentials of Facial Growth, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996.
Hanson, M.L., and Mason, R.M.: Orofacial Myology: International Perspectives, C.C. Thomas, Springfield, IL, 2003.
Harvold, E.: The activator in interceptive orthodontics. C.V. Mosby, St. Louis, 1974.
Proffit, W.R.: Contemporary Orthodontics, C.V. Mosby, St. Louis, 1986.
Proffit, W.R., and Fields, H.: Contemporary Orthodontics, 3rd Edition, C.V. Mosby, St. Louis, 2000.
Proffit, W.R., Sarver, D.M., and Fields, H. W.: Contemporary Orthodontics, 4th Edition, C.V. Mosby, St. Louis, 2006.
Sicher, H., and DuBrul, E.L.: Oral Anatomy, 5th Edition, C.V. Mosby, 1970.
Woodside, D.G.: The activator. In T.M. Graber and B. Neumann, Removable Orthodontic Appliances. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1977.
Selected Pressure Transducer Studies by Proffit and Colleagues
Brown, W., McGlone, R., and Proffit, W.R.: Relationship of lingual and intra-oral air pressures during syllable production. J. Speech Hearing Res., 16, 1973, 141-151.
Mason, R.M., and Proffit, W.R.: The tongue thrust controversy: Background and recommendations. J. Speech Hearing Disorders, 39, 2, 1974, 115-132.
McGlone, R., and Proffit, W.R.: Correlation between functional lingual pressures and oral cavity size. Cleft Palate J., 9, 1972, 229-235.
McGlone, R.E., and Proffit, W.R.: Patterns of tongue contact in normal and lisping speakers. J. Speech and Hearing Research, 16, 3, September, 1973, 456-473.
McGlone, R., Proffit, W.R., and Christiansen, R.: Lingual pressures associated with alveolar consonants. J. Speech Hearing Res., 10, 1967, 606-614.