Clinical Background


The Ora-Light® System has been formulated after many years of clinical experience.

The Ora-Light ® System of oral motor exercise tools is a major step forward for the Speech Language Therapist/Pathologist providing a set of practical tools for the successful treatment of patients with speech and swallow disorders.

Clinical References

The following papers will provide useful for background information on the concepts of oral motor exercise techniques with oral motor exercise tools.

Prosthetic Functional Therapy: A new method for rehabilitation of the orally handicap pedpatient.
Jack Light DOS, MSD. Archives Otolaryngology, Vol 104, August 1978, pages 442-445
A Review of Oral and Oropharyngeal Prosthesis to facilitate Speech and Swallowing.
Jack Light. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol 4, No 3, pages 15-21, August 1995
Functional Assessment Testing for Maxillofacial Prosthesis.
Jack Light, DDS, MSD, MPH. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol 77, No. 4, pages 358-393, April 1997.
The Dental Prosthesis used for Intra-oral Muscle Therapy in the Rehabilitation of the Stroke Patient.
Jack Light, DDS, MSD, MPH. Sandra Beer Edelman, DDS, Augusta Alba, MD. New York State Dental Journal, pages 22-27, May 2001
Sensory / Motor Therapy for the Treatment of Oral Dyskinesia.
Jack Light, DDS, MSD, MPH. International Journal of Orofacial Myology, Vol 21, pages 23-28, 1995.