Amazingly, something as simple as how you swallow can have a big impact on dental and facial development.
Here’s what a normal swallow looks like:
And here’s a common pattern called “reverse swallow”:
How does this play out in real life?
Of course, the trainer used in the last video is just one means of correcting the problem. There’s also a field called orofacial myology in which therapists teach simple exercises to retrain the mouth and face muscles to work properly. You can learn more about this sort of treatment at tonguethrust.com.