Myofunctional therapy and Interceptive Orthodontics
Myofunctional therapy is an exercise-based treatment. The aim is to teach the patients exercises that relate to tongue placement, breathing, chewing and swallowing.These if properly instilled in a child goes a long way in natural development of jaw and proper tooth alignment . Myofunctional therapy also plays a part in treating sleep apnoea , snoring disorders and irritability due to unknown causes in children . Early myofunctional therapy can help your child avoid expensive and painful wear of braces in future .