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  • Writer's pictureMarcia Campagna

Why do Orofacial Myofunctional therapy for orthodontics, jaw surgery, & airway dentistry treatment?

I just don't get it... Why do I need orofacial myofunctional therapy?

I'm already working with an:

  • orthodontist

  • oral surgeon

  • airway dentist

  • ENT

  • Allergist

  • Craniosacral Therapist

  • Physical Therapist

  • Sleep Neurologist

  • and more medical and dental professionals

Why do I need orofacial myofunctional therapy, if I've already had:

  • braces

  • jaw surgery

  • tonsillectomy, removal of tonsils

  • adenoidectomy, removal of adenoids

  • tongue tie surgery

  • deviated septum repair

  • speech therapy for sound or articulation therapy

Just came across this YouTube video with Nicole Goldfarb, Speech Pathologist and Board Certified Orofacial Myologist, I think this is a good video with more information about the "why" and the reason for rehabilitation of muscles in conjunction with medical and dental intervention.

Nicole answers questions:

  • Why is orofacial myofunctional therapy beneficial for me?

  • Why do I need a professional who is certified in orofacial myology

  • Why is the orofacial myofunctional evaluation so important?

  • Why is the tongue restriction so impactful to tongue posture?

  • Does air leak through your mouth when you use a CPAP?

  • What tool should my tongue tie release provider use?

  • Why do I have to do myofunctional therapy before and after a tongue tie release?

  • How does orofacial myofunctional therapy support sleep and airway?

  • When should I lip tape at night?

  • and so much more...

This is amazing... I want to improve my quality of life... How do I get started?...

Great! We're excited to be part of your journey...

Click on the link and please fill out the appropriate preliminary intake form. You will have an opportunity to schedule your evaluation after your submit the preliminary forms on our convenient online calendar.

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