Because we are identifying myofunctional pathology in adults and children as a major health problem, prevention and early intervention is critical to minimizing the problems that may occur. This presentation will identify therapeutic measures to reverse the process of these disorders. We will discuss ways in which we can easily reverse patterns and guide proper growth and development working in a collaborative team. Minimal procedures done by physicians and dentists to assist in this guidance will also be discussed.
1) Identify signs and symptoms of orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs) from day one.
2) Project over time the possible structural and functional consequences of OMDs.
3) Establish a preventative & therapeutic multidisciplinary program to manage and