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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 can 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"