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  • What Is A Mandibular Advancement Device?

    What Is A Mandibular Advancement Device?

    What is a mandibular advancement device? This is a question that will likely be asked by many people dealing with sleep disordered breathing including sleep apnea, snoring, and UARS (Upper... Continue reading

     
  • What Is Orthodontic Expansion?

    What Is Orthodontic Expansion?

    As a myofunctional therapist, I work with a lot of patients who are having orthodontic expansion, which is also known as palatal expansion. Sometimes this is done for cosmetic reasons.... Continue reading

     
  • Bedwetting And Sleep Apnea

    Bedwetting And Sleep Apnea

    Is there a connection between bedwetting and sleep apnea? Many health professionals who deal with sleep disordered breathing would say yes based on clinical experience, and the research agrees. Bedwetting... Continue reading

     
  • TMJ Pain And Myofunctional Therapy

    TMJ Pain And Myofunctional Therapy

    TMJ pain is one of the most common reasons patients begin working with me or one of my associate therapists. The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) or jaw joint is one of... Continue reading

     
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

    Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

    Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (also known as UARS) is a sleep disordered breathing condition similar to obstructive sleep apnea. It’s definitely less well-known than obstructive sleep apnea, but working with... Continue reading

     
  • Dental Caries And Mouth Breathing

    Dental Caries And Mouth Breathing

    Is there a connection between dental caries and mouth breathing? The answer to this question may surprise you, as it surprises many of the patients in my myofunctional therapy clinic. ... Continue reading

     
  • Mouth Breathing And Allergies

    Mouth Breathing And Allergies

    As a myofunctional therapist, I see the connection between mouth breathing and allergies in my practice on a daily basis. A surprising number of my patients who breathe through their... Continue reading

     
  • Myofunctional Therapy Books

    Myofunctional Therapy Books

    Here are some of the myofunctional therapy books that have a permanent place on my bookshelf. They will be helpful for anyone who’s dealing with oral myofunctional disorders. They’re also... Continue reading

     
  • Is Your Child A Mouth Breather?

    Is Your Child A Mouth Breather?

    Being called a “mouth breather” is usually seen as an insult but in medical terms, a mouth breather is simply someone who breathes through their mouth. Unfortunately, mouth breathing is... Continue reading

     
  • Myofunctional Therapy Research Articles

    Myofunctional Therapy Research Articles

    I attended two conferences in September this year and was thrilled to see exactly how much in-depth and ground-breaking myofunctional therapy research is being conducted at the moment. Myofunctional therapists,... Continue reading