Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Meet
Amy Benvenuti & Karyn Moore
Registered Dental Hygienists who specialize in Orofacial Myofunctional disorders. 

What Is Myofunctional Therapy?

Myofunctional therapy uses a combination of physical therapy exercises to improve the bite, breathing, and facial posture of those with orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs). 

 

The training targets the face, neck, and mouth's soft tissues to reach optimal tongue position and oral rest posture

What are the benefits of Myfunctional Therapy? 

Health areas improved with therapy  

  • sleep quality

  • breathing techniques

  • airway/oxygen 

  • posture/alignment 

  • speech 

  • swallowing/eating habits 

  • environmental allergies 

  • asthma symptoms 

  • concentration/focus 

  • cognitive function 

  • self-esteem/self confidence

  • sports performance/athleticism

  • headaches/muscle tension (head/neck/TMJ)

  • nerve pain and discomfort 

Is Myofunctional Therapy right me? 

For more information on this therapy and if it's right for you contact us admin@norfolkdh.rocks or call 519 - 429-0101