But what is 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 (OMT) include those who:

breathe predominantly through their mouth, rather than their nose;

o  have ever sucked their thumb and/or finger(s);

o  have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnoea or do not sleep well; and,

o  chew with their mouth open and/ or swallow incorrectly.

For more information and FAQs on Orofacial Myology, consult the International Association of Orolfacial Myology.

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Exciting News! We are moving to the ACT at the end of 2021 and opening up a brand-new speech pathology and psychology practice in Braddon in early 2022.

We will begin taking new assessment bookings for our Canberra practice in December 2021, so please come back then and you’ll be seamlessly directed to our new website.

Until then, we will continue to support our current clients in Mittagong.