Dr. Yue Weng CHEU
Free your Tongue to Align your Teeth:
How to Use 8 Muscles in the Tongue for Orthodontics
October 19 12:15 – 13:00
The tongue is made up of 8 different muscles that combine to form a flexible matrix like an elephant trunk, also known as a muscular hydrostat.
From birth, the suck-swallow-breathe reflexes engages the tongue to help develop our maxilla and mandible.
During orthodontics, the critical role of the tongue in shaping the craniofacial structures is often underplayed and overlooked.
Let’s explore the important positions of tongue in teeth alignment now.
Weng Cheu YUE
Dr. Yue Weng Cheu completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at the National University of Singapore (BDS). He was awarded The Pierre Fauchard Academy Foundation Annual Scholarship Award.
He was elected Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Fellow of the International College of Dentists, and Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
He obtained his Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons, England. He attained his Mastership certification with the World Clinical Laser Institute and has also obtained his Certificate of Oral Implantology from Frankfurt University.
He has completed the full TMD continuum at Occlusion Connections in USA and finished his mini residency on Dental Sleep Medicine with TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr Yue started the concept of Linguadontics where he focuses on the tongue as one of the key elements in influencing general health, in collaboration with other medical and allied health providers.
He is the Clinical Director of DP Dental group integrates dental technology for predictable diagnostic and therapeutic outcomes for his patients.