Posted on 02 June 2021
A lisp is a speech defect in which a person mispronounces letters such as “s”, “z” and “dz”. So what causes a lisp, and what should you do? Keep reading to find out.
- Lisps can be caused by an improper bite or misaligned teeth.
- Children with a tongue tie can also develop a lisp. Others develop a lisp because they learnt to pronounce words incorrectly.
- Treatment mainly depends on what caused the lisp. Your dentist can use surgery, orthodontics or speech therapy to promote correct pronunciation.
Talk to your dentist or orthodontist about a lisp. Early treatment helps ensure the best results.
Read more at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-orthodontics-help-correct-a-lisp/