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What is Myofunctional Therapy
Pediatric OSA in non-obese children is a disorder of oral-facial growth.
Tooth position can be changed by muscle therapy, even in non-growing subjects.
Muscle training can be a highly supportive therapy for orthodontic treatment.
OMT in conjunction with orthodontic treatment was highly effective in maintaining closure of anterior open bites compared with orthodontic treatment alone.
Orofacial myofunctional therapy is a form of primary prevention to improve the overall health and well-being of the individual.
Adenotonsillectomy often is insufficient to achieve complete and lasting resolution of breathing problems.
A tongue tie can lead to abnormal orofacial growth early in life - a risk factor for sleep disordered breathing.
Myofunctional Therapy to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Pediatric sleep-disordered breathing: New evidence on its development.
A review of treatment options in paediatric sleep-disordered breathing.
Critical role of myofascial reeducation in pediatric sleep-disordered breathing.
Mouth breathing, “nasal disuse,” and pediatric sleep-disordered breathing.
Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: A short review of clinical aspects.
The effectiveness of orofacial myofunctional therapy in improving dental occlusion.
Influence of Myofunctional Therapy on Upper Intercanine Distance.