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myofunctional therapyAs I mentioned on this page, every patient is different, and not everyone needs a full one-year program. That’s why I offer a variety of myofunctional therapy treatment plans ranging in price and duration, all of which are tailored specifically to your unique needs.

State Of The Art Myofunctional Therapy

I do more than myofunctional therapy! I’ve taken the most current research and cutting-edge techniques in the oral myofunctional field, and combined them with breathing retraining exercises and myofacial release techniques.

The result is a comprehensive treatment approach focused on returning true functionality to the orofacial complex and eliminating dysfunctional breathing. The results in my patients have been life-changing.

12-Session Myofunctional Therapy Treatment Programs

The majority of my patients see me or my associate therapists for a 12-session structured program.

You’ll work through a carefully structured program, with each session progressively building on the one before it. The program will starts with improving oral and facial muscle strength, and then works on swallowing, eating, speech, tongue-tie or sleep apnea exercises, depending on your symptoms.

These 12-session therapy programs usually last about six months. The sessions are held online using Skype or Zoom, and you’ll meet with a therapist for a 30-minute appointment every two-three weeks.

The daily time commitment is simple – five minutes twice day is all it takes!

These programs take into account all of the aspects of the one year programs listed below, so you’ll learn exercises and techniques that will help you permanently change your oral myofunctional habits for the better.

One-Year Myofunctional Therapy Treatment Programs

For more complex cases that need a longer-term approach, or to ensure that the deepest of oral habits are effectively changed, my one-year therapy program is generally broken up into a three-phase structure:

Phase One – Intensive Phase

This is the most important and intensive part of the program. This is where the foundation for habit change is built and the muscles are retrained.

It lasts for a period of eight sessions, and appointments are scheduled every two weeks.

Phase Two – Habituation Phase

In this phase, we are making sure that the new habits stick, and focusing on the specific needs that are identified during Phase One.

This is the most individualized part of the program. I continue to teach exercises but we meet less often, usually every three weeks, for around three months.

Phase Three – Retention Phase

This is the phase where things are getting easy. We meet for the remainder of the year on a more or less monthly basis. I check that your new habits are sticking and that ongoing progress is being made. This continued follow-up is how I ensure that your new habits will be with you for the rest of your life.

 

The Myofunctional Therapy Exercises

It’s important to note that at home participation is crucial to the success of any exercise-based therapy program. If you don’t practice consistently at home, you won’t experience the full benefits of the program. The results can be incredible and permanent if you put in the time but at around 10 minutes a day, the program definitely isn’t difficult.

 

skype-logoOnline Appointments

I see my patients online using Skype or Zoom, and it works beautifully. There’s no traffic, no stress, and you can do it whenever you like. All you need is a good Internet connection and you’re ready to go!

I’m currently working with patients from over a dozen different countries. It doesn’t matter what timezone you’re in, I can coordinate our appointments so you can get the myofunctional therapy program you need from the comfort of your own home.

 

Contact Me

If you would like to learn more about my myofunctional therapy programs, if you have any questions, or if you’d like to schedule a Comprehensive Evaluation, please feel free to contact me right here

 
 

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