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Orthodontic Relapse

Myofunctional therapy can improve the likelihood that your teeth will stay in place after your braces are removed, and possibly decrease your total time in orthodontic treatment if you have a "tongue thrust" swallowing pattern. The tongue can act as a natural retainer for your upper teeth when it rests in the correct position.

It's best to start OMT before braces are placed, but therapy can also take place during or after orthodontic treatment.

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