Welcome to the FAQ page of Metro Speech Therapy. We understand that you may have questions about myofunctional therapy and how it can benefit you. Below, we’ve compiled answers to some of the most commonly asked questions to help you better understand our services and approach.
Myofunctional therapy is a specialized approach to address issues related to the muscles of the mouth and face. It focuses on improving functions such as breathing, chewing, swallowing, and speech through exercises and techniques.
Myofunctional therapy is suitable for individuals of all ages, from children to adults. It can help with a wide range of issues, including speech difficulties, dental problems, sleep disorders, and more.
Common signs that may indicate a need for myofunctional therapy include:
- Speech difficulties or articulation problems.
- Mouth breathing or snoring.
- Orthodontic issues.
- Tongue-tie or lip-tie.
- Difficulty chewing or swallowing.
- Jaw pain or tension.
The duration of a myofunctional therapy program varies depending on individual needs and goals. Some clients may see improvements in a few months, while others may require longer treatment plans. Your therapist will create a personalized plan and discuss the expected timeline during your initial consultation.
Myofunctional therapy exercises are designed to be comfortable and pain-free. They are gentle and non-invasive, aimed at improving muscle function over time. Your therapist will guide you through each exercise to ensure you are performing them correctly.
No, you do not need a referral to begin myofunctional therapy at Metro Speech Therapy (unless your insurance requires it). You can contact us directly to schedule an initial consultation.
Coverage for myofunctional therapy varies by insurance provider and policy. We recommend checking with your insurance company to determine if your therapy sessions are eligible for coverage. Our team can assist you as best we can with insurance related questions.
During a myofunctional therapy session, you can expect:
- Guided exercises and techniques.
- Instruction from a certified myofunctional therapist.
- A supportive and comfortable environment.
- Progress tracking and adjustments to your treatment plan as needed.
Yes, we offer virtual myofunctional therapy sessions for clients who prefer remote sessions or have difficulty accessing our clinic in person.
Scheduling an initial consultation is easy. Simply contact us through our website or call our clinic, and our friendly staff will assist you in setting up your appointment.
If you have additional questions or need further information about myofunctional therapy, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help you on your journey to improved oral health, and facial function.