Important research information that you will find useful when considering About Face, PLLC for your orofacial needs.
Effectiveness of Oral Myofunctional Therapy on snoring & sleep apnea
A meta-analysis of the effect of myofunctional Orofacial Myology therapy on obstructive sleep apnea PDF
Breathing re-education on bedwetting: PDF
Buteyko breathing techniques in asthma: a blinded randomized controlled trial: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com
The physiological effects of slow breathing in the healthy human: PDF
A very clinical explanation of tethered oral tissues: PDF
A study showing the effectiveness of tongue-tie releases with oral myology therapy PDF
A study showing the connection of tongue-tie to a narrow roof of the mouth PDF
Tongue-tie release with myofunctional therapy: https://doi.org/10.1002/lio2.297
SLEEP APNEA, TMJ & TEETH GRINDING CORRELATION
An evidence-based review of the connection between teeth grinding, sleep disorders and TMJ: https://aadsm.org/docs/JDSM.1.1.27.pdf
Mouth breathing: Adverse effects on facial growth, health, academics, and behavior https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20129889/
Effect of mouth breathing on the shape of face and airway: https://academic.oup.com/ejo/article/29/5/426/426214
Study showing the importance of Oral Myology in combination with orthodontics when treating ‘anterior open bite’ 10.1016/j.ajodo.2008.07.016
Effects of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy on TMJ Disorders 10.1179/crn.2010.033
Variations in the Lymphatic Drainage Pattern In The Head and Neck
Postoperative Orthognathic Surgery Edema Assessment With and Without Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Three‐dimensional visualization of skin lymphatic drainage patterns of the head and neck
MANUAL THERAPY FOR SWALLOWING DISORDERS
Myofascial Release and Other Manual Techniques in Dysphagia Management.
Application of Manual Therapy for Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Preliminary National Survey of Treatment Trends and Adverse Events
Reflections on osteopathic fascia treatment in the peripheral nervous system
FACIAL SCAR TISSUE RELEASE
This case study suggests that massage therapy is beneficial towards the improvement of impairments associated with bilateral cleft lip and palate reconstruction scars.
This case report describes the physical and functional rehabilitation by physiotherapy of severely restricted mouth opening – the result of intra-oral acid burns.
Physical Management of Scar Tissue: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Massage Myths: Can You Really Break Up Scar Tissue, Knots, And Adhesions?