The effectiveness of oral myofunctional therapy in improving patients' ability to swallow pills

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Pierce, R. (1997)

This professional article describes how OMTs

Results from a review of 100 patient charts who had orofacial myology evaluation/consultation and subsequent therapy in a particular Orofacial Myologist's office for a period of 5 years revealed that 39 patients reported difficulty swallowing pills at the initial evaluation. At the conclusion of therapy all 100 patients were able to swallow pills easily at the conclusion of ten to twelve lessons of orofacial myofunctional therapy.


Pierce, R B.. "The Effectiveness of Oral Myofunctional Therapy in Improving Patients' Ability to Swallow Pills." The International Journal of Orofacial Myology : Official Publication of the International Association of Orofacial Myology, vol. 23, 1997, pp. 50-1.

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