Our experienced dentists and team provide myofunctional therapy in Annapolis, Maryland, to correct the function of your tongue and facial muscles, improving your health and your ability to perform daily actions such as breathing, chewing and swallowing. Myofunctional therapy may be recommended to treat a variety of issues and give you a better quality of life. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gena Schultheis and associates and learn more about myofunctional therapy, call Annapolis Green Dental today at 410-224-4500.
When you receive myofunctional therapy, our dentists will provide you with a series of easy, comfortable and customized exercises. These exercises help you learn how to breathe through your nose, chew and swallow properly, as well as create a lip seal. By practicing them regularly, you can improve your health and enjoy a correctly aligned smile and facial structure.
Myofunctional therapy is used to treat a variety of problems, including:
- Airway obstruction
- Mouth breathing
- Tongue thrusting
- Thumb and finger sucking
- TMJ disorders
- Orthodontic relapse
- Forward head posture
- Lisps and other speech impediments
- Bruxism (clenching and grinding)
- Chronic fatigue
- We welcome you to call our office to learn more about myofunctional therapy and schedule your consultation with our dentists. We are here to help and look forward to working with you!