The prefix "myo" means muscle.
Orofacial myofunctional disorders involve a variety of postural and functional disorders including sucking habits and inappropriate oral postures or functions of the muscles of the tongue, lips, jaw, and face.
For more information check out our orofacial myology page on the SLP side of our site!
Research has shown that as many as 81% of people who exhibit orofacial myofunctional disorders have speech problems!
Check out our Myo Max info coloring page!
You can print him out and let your kids color him while learning alittle about orofacial myology!
Expressions Speech, Language, & Myofunctional Center's
Certified Orofacial Myologists
Dawn Moore ClinScD., CCC/SLP COM®
Bethany Vigilante MA, CCC/SLP COM®