Other Signs & Symptoms of OMDs

Although the previous disorders are among the most commonly recognized in myofunctional therapy, it is important to assess for other signs and symptoms that may indicate an OMD, including, but not limited to:22,24

  • Scalloped tongue
  • Dysphagia
  • TMJ pain or other temporomandibular disorder (TMD)
  • Speech impediment
  • Excessive overjet
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • Oropharyngeal size and/or obstruction
  • Forward head posture