How effective is Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy?
There are many factors that contribute to the success of the therapy program. Effective communication and cooperation between therapist and the dental and medical community is essential. In addition, the patient’s desire, dedicated cooperation and self-discipline are necessary, as well as support from others. To ensure optimum results with children undergoing therapy, parental involvement and encouragement is important and necessary.
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy has helped thousands of individuals in dozens of countries. Numerous studies have demonstrated its effectiveness in the treatment of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders. These studies have shown that Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy can be 80-90% effective in correcting rest posture, swallowing and other oral functions, and that these corrections are retained years after completing therapy.