This course provides a comprehensive evidence-based didactic and clinical learning experience presenting philosophies, principles, and insight into the specialty treatment area of Orofacial Myology as practiced on a global basis. This course emphasizes the comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, implementation of therapeutic techniques, and evaluation of orofacial myofunctional disorders.
Understand the history of myofunctional therapy and how this field began. Explain why myofunctional therapy exists. Identify the role of the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). Identify the anatomy and physiology of the muscles of the face, tongue, and other related structures. Demonstrate the ability to identify myofunctional disorders. Define myofunctional therapy. Master and perform the assessment and treatment of myofunctional disorders and more.