An Introduction to Myofunctional Therapy and the Benefit of Teledentistry
Myofunctional therapy is a growing field in dentistry, providing overall success for patients and business opportunities for a provider. An in-depth look at the health consequences of mouth breathing and poor oral posture, including development in children. Online and hybrid myofunctional therapy programs can utilize teledentistry as a valuable resource to monitor and instruct patients, ultimately increasing treatment outcomes.
This is a 60-minute webinar designed to give participants an overview of the field of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and how it can be practiced online, utilizing telehealth technology.
Topics covered will include:
Symptom identification of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs)
An in-depth look at the health consequences of mouth breathing and poor oral posture
How OMDs affect craniofacial and dental development in children
The connection between OMDs, tongue-tie, and sleep and breathing issues
Utilizing teledentistry for online myofunctional therapy
Tips and tricks for practicing myofunctional therapy online
About the Presenter
Sarah Hornsby is a registered dental hygienist, orofacial myofunctional therapist, speaker, mentor, and entrepreneur. She’s the founder and creator of MyoMentor, a comprehensive mentorship and online educational platform for myofunctional therapy, has been utilizing telehealth practices in the field of myofunctional therapy since 2014, and opened Faceology, her private myofunctional therapy practice, in 2010. She is also Co-Director of the Myofunctional Therapy Department at The Breathe Institute.