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But what is Orofacial Myology?

By | 2017-02-13T21:46:08+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Orofacial Myology|

‘Oro’ refers to the oral cavity, or the mouth… ‘facial’ refers to the face….and ‘myo’ is a prefix which stands for ‘muscle’. In other words, Orofacial Myology is all about assessing and providing exercises for the lips, tongue, jaw and facial muscles to improve symmetry, function and form. People who would benefit from OM treatment [...]

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Snoring – how to stop

By | 2017-02-13T21:48:49+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Orofacial Myology|

I was watching The Project tonight, and they had a story about snoring, or rather, how to stop snoring. It caught my attention! The show demonstrated facial exercises that a person can do to eliminate snoring. Nothing wrong with that! But, do you know, that’s exactly what Orofacial Myology does – trains the muscles of [...]

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So, what’s the commonality between humans, horses and kangaroos?

By | 2017-02-13T21:46:31+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Orofacial Myology|

For those of you who thought it could be that all three, given the circumstances, can understand and/ or speak English (think famous Mr Ed the Talking Horse, or Skippy the Bush Kangaroo….), it’s not that. Humans, horses and kangaroos are born breathing through their noses. That’s right. All three living creatures are nasal breathers. [...]

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Snoring – how to stop

By | 2017-02-13T21:47:49+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Categories: Orofacial Myology|

I was watching The Project tonight, and they had a story about snoring, or rather, how to stop snoring. It caught my attention! The show demonstrated facial exercises that a person can do to eliminate snoring. Nothing wrong with that! But, do you know, that’s exactly what Orofacial Myology does – it trains the muscles of [...]

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So, what’s the commonality between humans, horses and kangaroos?

By | 2017-02-13T21:47:54+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Categories: Orofacial Myology|

For those of you who thought it could be that all three, given the circumstances, can understand and/ or speak English (think famous Mr Ed the Talking Horse, or Skippy the Bush Kangaroo….), it’s not that. Humans, horses and kangaroos are born breathing through their noses. That’s right. All three living creatures are nasal breathers. But, [...]

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But what is Orofacial Myology?

By | 2017-02-13T21:48:06+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Categories: Orofacial Myology|

'Oro' refers to the oral cavity, or the mouth... 'facial' refers to the face....and 'myo' is a prefix which stands for 'muscle'. In other words, Orofacial Myology is all about assessing and providing exercises for the lips, tongue, jaw and facial muscles to improve symmetry, function and form. People who would benefit from Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy [...]

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Speech Pathologists, Dentists and Orthodontists are all on the same page…

By | 2017-02-13T21:48:31+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Categories: Orofacial Myology, Speech Pathology|

I recently attended a fantastic continuing professional development (CPD) event offered by Speech Pathology Australia on the topic of how Speech Pathologists can work more effectively with Dentists and Orthodontists. As a practitioner who considers working with other professionals very important in order to establish an holistic view of a client’s needs, I found the workshop [...]

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