Ready to take your breathing and health in a new positive direction? Myofunctional therapy may very well provide you with relief from the negative manifestations of sleep disordered breathing and airway centered disorders. As a parent of four children who did myofunctional therapy as an adjunctive natural treatment method for ADHD, sleep disorders, dental crowding,… Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Know Before Starting Myofunctional Therapy And Everything I Wish I Knew
Visiting the right pediatric dentist got my children's health in order. We had information and a plan to end sleepless nights, behavioral issues, rounds of antibiotics and medications. We are in an incredible time in healthcare. Science and clinical evidence are finally connecting some sleep, breathing, behavioral, and developmental health issues oral development. How do… Continue reading The Parent Guide to Child Dental Visits: From Cleanings to Check-Up- Know More Than Your Dentist and Ease Anxiety
Myofunctional therapy is like having a personal trainer for the muscles below your eyes until above your shoulders. The strengthening of your orofacial and oropharyngeal muscles helps facilitate proper breathing, chewing, and swallowing. It also helps with bad habits like thumbsucking, nail-biting, and tongue thrusting. A perfect natural health solution to frequent congestion, asthma, sleep… Continue reading How much does myofunctional therapy cost?
It took 10 years and a pediatric dentist for me to realize that I was a terrible mother. I fell into the trap of taking the pediatrician at her word. She said they would grow out of these problems, she advised medication for years before I regretfully succumbed, and she said it was all normal.… Continue reading My kids were ignored, heed my warning: Don’t let doctors ignore yours
There's much info out there about airway and myofunctional therapy. However, very few compilations of current research and evidence are available for public consumption. Below are journal articles, peer-reviewed studies, clinical evidence and current research for all things airway for your convenience. Facial soft tissues in mouth breathing children Forward head posture and mouth breathing… Continue reading Myofunctional Therapy Works: Here’s the proof
The human body is an amazing and intricate work of natural art that we will probably study for centuries to come before we ever establish a complete understanding of it. From what we do know from current research and physiologic understanding, it is all very connected. Every organ, bone, muscle, and tissue is connected in… Continue reading Tongue to Toes: The Whole Body Connection
Without fail there are only two responses I get when I notify someone that they have a tongue tie: No one has ever told me that before My (or his/her) speech is fine Given the general lack of information out regarding tongue ties and the linked health concerns, those answers are understandable. However, it is… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide for the Tongue Tied
Essential oils are one of the most reliable holistic health options available. There are numerous oils that have benefits that range from physical to mental health improvement. Inhalation of the oils can be diffused, misted or used as directly inhaled to have the benefits of the oils travel through the body via the airway. Breathing,… Continue reading Relieve congestion and breathe better: Aromatherapy is your breath’s friend
Braces have never been and never will be unavoidable. They are not some genetic guarantee you receive upon birth. They are merely the result of oral habits developed from birth; particularly those dealing with the tongue.
I guess you thought you were in for a simple visit. A routine visit with a simple diagnosis or the always preferred, confirmation of health. Thankfully, you have an excellent doctor who cares about your whole body and sent you on a wellness path! There are several reasons why you may have been referred to… Continue reading Why did my doctor recommend myofunctional therapy?