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Quincy Orofacial | Orofacial in Quincy | Illinois Thumb sucking | Missouri | Pacifiers

The Mid-West Institute of Orofacial Myology

Kim Stevens, RDH, BS, MBA, OM

(573) 231-6385

Scope of Practice
 

Oromyology Scope of Practice

To evaluate and guide patients through a specific exercise protocol that retrains, establishes, and maintains as much muscle balance and function for the face and mouth as possible.

This includes therapy for:

  • Abnormal swallowing
  • Abnormal facial habits and rest posture position
  • Airway mouth breathing, we should all breathe through the nose primarily
  • Anterior open bite
  • Abnormal chewing
  • Altered speech patterns and other issues that produce problems with biting, chewing, swallowing and speech.
 
 
 
Dr. Kim Stevens provides Orofacial Myology that provides therapy for Thumb sucking, Pacifiers, TMJ, Face Therapy, Tongue Therapy