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What is Myofunctional Therapy

Myofunctional therapy is essential for enhancing the functioning of facial and oral muscles. It plays a crucial role in improving overall health.​

What overall health you may ask?​

  • Help reduce the severity of sleep apnea by a low AHI (apnea-hypopnea index) level​.
  • Help strengthen the muscles around the lips to maintain proper lip closure.​
  • Help optimizing the placement within the jaw.​
  • Improve the functioning of the tongue.​
  • Can boost mental wellness and self-assurance may arise.​
  • Reduction of snoring. ​
  • Relaxation of the body.​

Suffering from pain, restricted mobility, restlessness, and various other health complications can significantly diminish one’s quality of life and overall well-being. Myofunctional Therapy offers valuable assistance in addressing these challenges.​

How does Myofunctional Therapy Reduce AHI Levels?

Myofunctional therapy has the ability to help by enhancing the tongue of the muscles that provide support to the airway. The following exercises are designed to address breathing issues such as sleep apnea and snoring. Myofunctional therapy has the ability to assist in repositing the tongue, enhance nasal breathing, and minimize mouth leaks in CPAP patients.

Do you often find yourself?

  • Choking?
  • Feeling fatigued?
  • Experiencing extreme thirst?
  • Feeling as if you can’t function throughout your day?

Our team is here to assist you in effectively engaging your oral and facial muscles for improved well-being.

How does Myofunctional Therapy Optimize the placement of the jaw?

Myofunctional Therapy is a method that aims to optimize jaw placement through a series of exercises designed to retrain the muscles in the mouth and face. The exercises the exercises that we provide are intended to enhance muscle function, correct bad habit and promote the normalization of oral and facial structures.

Are you experiencing?

  • Tightness within the jaw
  • Head aches
  • Difficulty chewing
  • Joint Locking
  • Muscle pain

We are dedicated to alleviating any discomfort you may be experiencing. Allow us to provide assistance to you today.

What is a Tongue Thrust?

Tongue thrust, also known as reverse swallow, is a myofunctional disorder characterized by the habit of pushing the tongue forward against or between the teeth. This habitual pattern can occur during various activities such as resting, swallowing or speaking.

  • What Can Cause a Tongue Thrust?
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Allergies
  • Difficulty Swallowing

Thumb Sucking Seeking professional guidance and treatment for tongue thrust is crucial for successful correction. Our experienced team can provide tailor solutions and support to help you overcome this habit effectively.

What is an Anterior Open Bite

An anterior open bite (AOB) is a dental condition characterized by the lack of contact or overlap between the upper and lower front teeth when the mouth is closed. However, the upper and lower posterior teeth make contact when biting down.

  • What Can Cause Open Anterior Bite?
  • Prolong thumb sucking
  • Prolong use of the pacifier
  • Finger Sucking

Why is Lip Closure Important?

Lip closure has the ability to help benefit the body and to nasal breathe. Breathing through the nose, also called nasal breathing, is generally considered to be more advantageous than mouth breathing. Lip closure not only facilitates nasal breathing but it also plays a vital role in proper eating, swallowing, speaking and preventing drooling.

Why is Nasal Breathing More Beneficial?

  • Filters toxins
  • Humidifies the air
  • Increasing circulation of oxygen through your blood
  • Lowers the risk of snoring
  • Strengthening diaphragm muscles
  • Improving Immunity
  • Lowers risk of allergies
  • Improve lung capacity

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