Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Are you concerned about:

  • Tongue Thrust?
  • Mouth Breathing?
  • Inability to Close Lips?
  • Open Bite?
  • Noisy / Messy Eating?
  • Improper Swallow?
  • Drooling?
  • Unclear Speech?
  • Thumb / Finger Sucking?
  • TMJ Dysfunction?

 

 

What is Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy?

A programme of individualized and specialized exercises to establish proper placement and function of the tongue, lips and jaws and to eliminate improper actions and habits.

Exercises target strengthening and coordination of muscles which, in turn, optimize the complex functions of:

  • Chewing
  • Swallowing
  • Speaking

 

At Let’s Talk Guelph, you will be assessed by a Speech-Language Pathologist and an Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist.

Therapy involves an individualized programme working with a multi-disciplinary team.