Why myofunctional therapy?
Myofunctional therapy is often suggested by Dr. Mark Cruz for patients who are dealing with weak muscles of the face, including the tongue. By participating in treatment, patients can improve the position of the tongue in the mouth, chew their food more efficiently, and swallow correctly. This impacts more than just oral health and wellness, but also one’s overall functions daily. Dentists and orthodontists can use myofunctional therapy to address many issues associated with the muscles of the face effectively and affordably.
What are the benefits of myofunctional therapy?
- Effective for CPAP users
- Alternative therapy for sleep apnea
- Beneficial for patients with GERD/heartburn
- Used to reduce neck pain and headaches
- Beneficial for TMJ/TMD patients
- Used on both children and adults
Are you interested in oral myofascial therapy?
Call the office of Dr. Mark Cruz at (949) 661-1006 to discuss this and other airway focused treatments available for patients. His facility is in Dana Point, CA at 32241 Crown Valley Parkway, Suite #200.