Jaw Exercise – Sit-Ups

Exercise Directions: Touch the edge of front teeth with point of the tongue, Open mouth wide, Keep jaw stable, Lower tongue down and out of Mouth, repeat. Alternative/Modification: Use cupcake sprinkle for sensory aid. This will enhance the point. Enhances: Suction/Orbicularis Oris/Hyoglossus/Inferior Longitudinal

Jaw Exercise – Ins and Outs

Open mouth wide, reach tongue out with a point, keep jaw stable, retract and repeat Alternative/Modification: Scratch tip of the tongue can help achieve point. Enhances: Styloglossus/Interior Longitudinal/Superior Longitudinal/Vertical and Transverse muscles.

Jaw Exercise – Shelby Slides

Open your mouth wide. Hold your jaw stable. Point tongue to the outside corner of your mouth. Swing the tongue out and forward and stop for 1 second. Then point tongue to the other corner, like windshield wipers and repeat. Alternative/Modification: Scratching the tip of the tongue can help achieve point. Enhances: Styloglossus/Interior Longitudinal/Superior Longitudinal/Vertical […]

Jaw Exercise – Tornado Sirens

Keep jaw stable, make “OOOOO” sound eyebrows down, slowly transfer to “EEEEE sound eyebrows up, Then “EEEEE” “00000” Alternative/Modification: Make it quick for “Monkey Talk” Enhances: Orbicularis Oris/Buccinator/Risorius/Zygomas