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Chronic Mouth Breathing may contribute to...
- Poorly humidified air into lungs
- Upper chest breathing (inefficient & tiring)
- Chronic over breathing
- Greater incidence of snoring & sleep apnea
- Bad breath, dental decay, gum disease
- Dysfunction of the TMJ
- Narrowing of dental arch, jaw & palate
- Crowded/crooked teeth
- Open bite, malocclusion
- Greater risk of orthodontic relapse
- Noisy eating, speech & swallowing problems
- Enlarged tonsils and adenoids
Did you know?
Snoring is not a normal behavior. Healthy nighttime sleep breathing consists of quiet nasal breathing with the lips closed and the tongue resting all the way up at the roof of the mouth.
We Can Help
Myofunctional Therapy identifies and corrects abnormal oral habits by practicing exercises to retrain the orofacial complex to function properly while breathing, chewing, swallowing & at rest
Tongue Tie Restrictions can lead to...
- Postural maladaptation
- Mouth breathing
- Low resting tongue posture
- Swallow dysfunction/tongue thrust
- Sleep issues
- Neck & Shoulder tension
- Clenching & grinding
- Reflux, heartburn, digestion issues
- Breastfeeding issues
- Difficulty with speech
- Development of high, narrow palate
- Airway restrictions
- Picky/messy eating
Did You Know?
When breathing is difficutt or the tongue tie is restricted, other muscles can struggle to compensate which can cause tension to develop that can lead to back and neck pain, unhealthy posture and chronic pain.
We Can Help
Myofunctional Therapy identifies and corrects abnormal oral habits by practicing exercises to retrain the orofacial complex to function properly while breathing, chewing, swallowing & at rest. Tongue tie release may be indicated for optimal airway results.
Myofunctional Therapy identifies and corrects abnormal oral habits by practicing exercises to retrain the orofacial complex to function properly while breathing, chewing, swallowing & at rest.
Tongue tie release may be indicated during therapy for optimal airway results. This will be discussed during consultation.
12 Session program
Bi-weekly therapy sessions
Did You Know?
Numerous studies have demonstrated orofacial myofunctional therapy effectiveness including a study done by Hahn & Hahn (1992), which revealed that treatment for myofunctional disarders can be 80%-90% effective in correcting swallowing and rest posture function and that these corrections are retained years after completing therapy.
Goals of Therapy
1. Nasal Breathing
2. Lip Seal
3. Correct Swallowing
4. Correct Tongue posture
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