Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD)

Behaviors and patterns created by inappropriate muscle function and incorrect habits involving the tongue, lips, jaw and face.

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Symptoms of OMD

Some symptoms can include: Speech distortion; particularly a frontal lisp and Chronic open mouth positioning. Dental abnormalities; such as overjet and open bite
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Treatment of OMD

Treatment is individualized and focus on tongue and facial resting postures, swallowing, and speech articulation. The best outcomes are achieved when prescribed exercises are practiced every day.
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Jenae Ciuffreda BS RDH

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist practicing in North County San Diego, serving Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, Poway, San Marcos, Carlsbad and all of the surrounding areas.

Jenae sees both children and adults with orofacial myofunctional disorders.

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  • By Appointment Only

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