Episode 20Face Shape & Sleep

What will it take to get more attractive and healthier face shape? In this &SLEEP episode, Samantha Weaver, a speech pathologist and myofunctional therapist, explains how our modern lifestyle has affected our facial growth pattern and increased airway collapsibility risk, leading to the disease like sleep apnea. She also discusses how myofunctional therapy can bring fun and therapy together to change the anatomical structure and help us get healthy attractive face shape.

The book mentioned by Samantha Weaver in this episode is name “The Evolution of human head” by Daniel Lieberman.
Samantha Weaver

Samantha is the director of the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT), whose curriculum leads the area of myofunctional therapy, helping facilitate the latest evidence based research touching on breathing remediation, sleep disorders, TMJ disorders, posture, fascia-release, and frenulum inspection and surgery. She is a founding Board Members of the AAMS, the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences. As a speech pathologist and myofunctional therapist, she is passionate about helping people who suffer from orofacial myofunctional disorders and loves educating on the subject so people can learn this critical approach to treatment.


The above information is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Individual results may vary.
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