The main goal of interceptive orthodontic treatment is guiding the growth and development of the jaws at an early stage. This type of treatment can prevent/minimize extensive treatments later on.
Myofunctional therapy is a program of specific exercises that target the facial and oral muscles used to chew and swallow.
These exercises strengthen the tongue and help to correct improper function of the facial and oral muscles.
The main goals of myofunctional therapy is to restore nasal breathing, correct swallowing, and correct placement of tongue at rest.