Definitions for "Tongue Thrust"
Interposition of the tongue between the anterior teeth, especially in the initial stage of swallowing. This action, often combined with a resting position also between the teeth, can inhibit normal eruption and so produce an open bite.
Myofunctional Therapy The condition and type of therapy which retrains the lips, tongue and facial muscles to work properly for correct speech and swallowing and to improve the appearance of the oral-facial muscles.
forceful protrusion of the tongue, often in response to an oral stimulus