Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Identify common orofacial myofunctional disorders.
  • Describe signs and symptoms of an orofacial myofunctional disorder.
  • Discuss potential consequences of an orofacial myofunctional disorder.
  • Define orofacial myofunctional therapy.
  • Discuss the goals of orofacial myofunctional therapy.
  • Explain the dental hygienist's role in myofunctional therapy.