Because of the prevalence of myofunctional disorders, their cascading impact on health and the importance of preventing them, this lecture will explore the “how to” approach to early intervention, proactive measures, and motivation techniques which will add to excellence in patients' care and therapy programs.
Joy Lea Moeller, BS, RDH is a leader in the field of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, lecturing and teaching courses around the world for more than 25 years. Joy is on the board of the ASAA (American Sleep Apnea Association). She is a founder and Director of the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and a founding Director of the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences.
– Identify OMD problems early, and treat patterns that can be reversed.
– Describe the crucial aspects of an OMD public education program.
– Identify motivational techniques for young children and caregivers.