Myofunctional Therapy

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FACIAL POSTURE

The way that you breathe, hold your tongue, and swallow can make a big difference in your appearance and to your health. 

There are several problems that can be avoided or corrected by a myofunctional therapist. Just think of the benefit of seeing a dental hygienist regularly who is also looking for signs that could lead to the following: 

  • Abnormal bite – the improper alignment between the upper and lower teeth. This problem may lead to difficulties in biting, chewing, swallowing, and digesting of food.
  • Facial Expression: A dull, sluggish appearance and full, weak lips develop when muscles aren’t operating normally.
  • Constantly Parted Lips
  • Speech Problems
Because a person swallows 500-1000 times a day, improper swallowing can cause a variety of problems. But it is actually the resting position of the tongue that does the most damage because it is more constant.
Make an appointment to see our dental hygienist/certified myofunctional therapist today.