Our clinic offers Orofacial Myology (also known as myofunctional therapy), which is the neuromuscular re-education or re-patterning of the oral and facial muscles.
Normal muscle function and resting postures of the face are essential for proper growth and facial and dental development, speech development and breathing. With Orofacial Myofunctional disorders present they can lead to:
Our primary objection is to assist in the creation, restoration and maintenance of a normal and harmonious muscular environment.
Therapy is non – invasive
and requires no drugs.
Treatment is based around correcting an orofacial imbalance, incorrect swallowing pattern, TMJ/TMD muscle dysfunction and/or the emulation of grinding/bruxing, clenching or noxious oral habits such as thumb sucking, nail biting or hair pulling.This is done by exercises and stimulation designed to inhibit incorrect oral behaviours and to encourage and strengthen appropriate muscle function.Book a session now