Myofunctional therapy exercises help strengthen the tongue and other facial muscles. Therapists often prescribe or recommend them as part of the treatment for mouth breathing, sleep apnea, and a range of other health problems.
Keep in mind that nothing in this article is a substitute for individualized medical or dental care. Like all medical care, myofunctional therapy exercises are customized to suit the patient’s needs and history. Always discuss any concerns or symptoms with your dentist or doctor since that is the first step to receiving appropriate care.