Suction Exercise – Pull Downs

Open mouth wide, imagine super glue on the tongue, Suction tongue to the palate, As hard as you can, try to pull tongue off, but remember: it is super glued! Alternative/Modification: May do open or closed mouth. Enhances: Digastric/Myohyoid/Hyoglossus/Lingual/Palatal suction

Suction Exercise – Long Crazy Straw Drink

Use a long crazy straw. Use cup with fluid. May need stopper to allow only 1 inch of straw between lips (not under tongue!). Put tongue tip to the spot, Seal lips tight, Hold tongue to spot (try elastic), Suck, lift tongue and swallow without tongue under straw. Straw should be in front of upper […]

Suction Exercise – Short Crazy Straw Drink

Use a straw. Use cup with fluid. May need stop to allow only 1 inch of straw between lips (not under tongue!). Put tongue tip to the spot, Seal lips tight, Hold tongue to spot (try elastic), Suck, lift tongue and swallow without tongue under straw. Straw should be in front of upper teeth when […]

Suction Exercise – Straw Drink

Use a straw. Use cup with fluid. May need stop to allow only 1 inch of straw between lips (not under tongue!). Put tongue tip to the spot, Seal lips tight, Hold tongue to spot (try elastic), Suck, lift tongue and swallow without tongue under straw. Straw should be in front of upper teeth when […]