Myofunctional Therapy

Your Top Questions On Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Answered

During adolescence, if the jaw, airway, and other facial structures don’t develop correctly, they can cause issues such as TMD, sleep apnea, speech problems and so much more. Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) is a treatment option that can help patients correct their development and the resulting issues. To help you understand OMT better, we’ve compiled [...]

How Tongue Exercises Can Help Improve Sleep Apnea

One of the causes of sleep apnea or snoring is actually muscle weakness in the upper throat, mouth, and tongue. By strengthening these airway muscles with exercises involved in myofunctional therapy, those suffering from sleep apnea or snoring can improve their symptoms. Sleep dentist, Dr. Stafford at Bite Align in Fort [...]