Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders & Their Impact On Overall Health

$99.99
Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

An introductory course to Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and how they Impact overall Health

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) are disorders pertaining to the orofacial complex, which lead to seemingly unrelated physical problems and symptoms. They may affect directly and indirectly airway function, occlusion, deglutition, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, speech, and others. OMDs may also impinge upon various medical and dental treatments. Therefore, early intervention and treatment are key; as in many cases, they can be prevented.

This is an introductory course designed to attempt to fill a need for clinical information about Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and their detrimental health effects; and provides basic knowledge on assessment, prevention, and various treatment modalities used for the treatment of OMDs.

Basic background knowledge about the orofacial complex is necessary for taking this course; as it offers you an introductory clinical overview of OMDs.

The materials included in this course are a 90-minute PowerPoint presentation, research articles, airway screening questionnaires, a quiz to test your knowledge on the course, and a list of helpful educational websites. The only material required for this course is a ruler. The course is structured in a way that breaks the information down into several categories which include:

  • Define Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs)
  • Explain why OMDs are detrimental
  • Review the physiology of swallowing
  • Review various treatment modalities
  • Familiarize themselves with some measuring tools used in research
  • Objectively evaluate most orofacial features
  • Case Studies

What you’ll learn

  • Define Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs)
  • Explain why OMDs are detrimental
  • Review the physiology of swallowing
  • Review various treatment modalities
  • Familiarize themselves with some measuring tools used in research
  • Objectively evaluate most orofacial features

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • You should have basic background knowledge on the orofacial structures and a measuring ruler prior to taking this course.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for any medical and/or dental professional seeking to enhance their knowledge of Myofunctional Disorders.

Course Features

  • Lectures 15
  • Quizzes 2
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 77
  • Certificate No
  • Assessments Yes
$99.99

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

Get notified about new articles

Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

Get notified about new articles