The first step is to come in for a head to toe assessment of your baby's orofacial function so that we can tailor an individualized treatment plan for your family. We will recommend a bodywork provider to work with you that will support the work we do to correct your baby's orofacial challenges! Craniosacral therapy (CST) is the best treatment modality we have available in Western NY, and is different than chiropractic (while every CST around here is also a chiro, not all chiros are CSTs). We're fortunate to have a network of fabulous bodyworkers in the region that we work very closely with to ensure that your baby can suck, swallow, and breathe appropriately to support their future development. In the event that your baby needs further treatment for their tethered oral tissues, such as a surgical tongue/lip/cheek release, we will not just refer you for treatment but we will attend that appointment with you and even assist in the procedure so you can rest assured that your baby's care will be provided by someone you've already built a trusting relationship with who is truly invested in your baby's success.
For functional development of the mouth, lips, and cheeks, you want to have a specialist helping you and your baby. WNY Orofacial is the only specialty provider on this side of Syracuse for tongue, lip, and cheek ties and other orofacial dysfunction.