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Breathing and
Sleep disorders

Facial asymmetry

TMJ Disorders


Tongue thrust and
Tongue rest posture

Poor dental health


Promote and Improve

nasal breathing

Improve speech problems, snoring, sleep apnea, TMJ

Stabilization / Improve oral health

Enhance appearance

Improve clarity of speech

Boost oral and dental health

Myofunctional and Orofacial Therapy


Welcome to Tongue and Thumb Therapy.



Is a practicing dental hygienist and Oral Myology Therapist specializing in thumb-sucking (or finger sucking) elimination programs.


She consults and treats her patients from her private office, Tongue & Thumb Therapy, in San Diego, California.


An accomplished practicing dental hygienist for almost 20 years, her love for the human smile and passion for her profession led the way to further studies in Orofacial Myology.


Marsha graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She then pursued studies in Orofacial Myology at the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in Los Angeles, California. She has had an extensive internship in the Thumbsucking Elimination Program under acclaimed Orofacial Myologist, Shari Green, COM.


She loves the outdoors and enjoys San Diego living with her husband and her son.

Marsha Artaud Myofunctional therapist
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