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OROFACIAL MYOLOGY

MWSP maintains certification with the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM), in order to provide sanctioned and thorough intervention.

Orofacial Myology may benefit:

  • "Tongue Thrust" / Interdental swallow / Reverse swallow

  • aka "Myofunctional Therapy"

  • Elimination of Sucking habits: thumb/fingers/pacifier

  • Ankyloglossia/Tongue Tie

  • Avoiding use of dental appliances that don't remediate tongue function

  • Speech sound production

  • Crossbites / overjets / underbites

  • Open mouth posture

  • Poor lip strength

  • Re-engineer tongue movement and function

  • Poor jaw stability

  • Appropriate teeth eruption

  • "Long face syndrome"