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Welcome to the resource page!

If you're here it's probably because you want to dig deeper into the proven research and studies surrounding myofunctional therapy. I am so glad you're on a quest to learn more and I would be honored to help answer any questions you may have along the way! 

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Research study on effectiveness of Oral Myofunctional Therapy on snoring & sleep apnea: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25950418

Medical Review article on using Oral Myofunctional Therapy to treat sleep apnea https://www.mdpi.com/1648-9144/57/4/323/htm

Research study on Oral Myofunctional Therapy to treat sleep disordered breathing in children https://www.sleep.theclinics.com/article/S1556-407X(14)00025-3/abstract

Case report on Oral Myofunctional Therapy used to treat upper airway resistance syndrome https://aomtinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Case-Report-UARS-Myofunctional-Therapy-12.2015-Correa.pdf

Systemic Review and meta analysis on using Myofunctional Therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4402674/

Systemic review and meta analysis on using myofunctional therapy to treat snoring https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00405-017-4848-5

Effect of sleep disordered breathing in children. Sleep disordered breathing is associated with daytime problematic behaviors, hyperactivity, and emotional difficulties. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3313633/

Effect of breathing re-education on bed wetting: PDF

A very clinical explanation of tethered oral tissues: PDF

Meta analysis of effect of myofunctional therapy on obstructive sleep apnea PDF

A study showing the effectiveness of tongue tie releases with myofunctional therapy PDF

A study showing the connection of tongue tie to a narrow roof of the mouth PDF

Evidence based review of connection between teeth grinding, sleep disorders and TMJ https://aadsm.org/docs/JDSM.1.1.27.pdf

Mouth breathing: adverse effects on facial growth, health, academics, and behavior https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20129889/

Research study defining tongue tie https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11325-016-1452-7

Benefits of a tongue tie release with myofunctional therapy https://doi.org/10.1002/lio2.297

Effect of mouth breathing on the shape of face and airway https://academic.oup.com/ejo/article/29/5/426/426214

Study showing the importance of myofunctional therapy in combination with orthodontics when treating ‘anterior open bite’ 10.1016/j.ajodo.2008.07.016

Effects of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy on Temporomandibular Disorders 10.1179/crn.2010.033

Mouth breathing, “nasal disuse,” and pediatric sleep-disordered breathing 10.1007/s11325-015-1154-6

 

Video Resources

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