Breathe Well ~ Be Well

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) is a program aimed at correcting dysfunctions of the lips, facial muscles, and tongue. Because these muscles are directly related to breathing, chewing, swallowing, and speech, OMT is vitally important to correct any disorders which may affect one's quality of life.
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Meet Kay

Kay Magruder, QOM, earned her Certificate of Dental Hygiene from the University of Mississippi School of Health Related Professions in 1980. As a practicing Registered Dental Hygienist for over 30 years, Kay is well-versed in the oral systemic connection. The mouth is the gateway to the body, therefore optimal oral health along with proper breathing and function can result in overall general health. After completing advanced training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, Kay is now the owner of Montrose Myo, LLC. As a Qualified Orofacial Myologist, Kay is proficient in identifying and correcting muscular dysfunctions of the mouth and face, which are called Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD). Such disorders are directly related to the vital functions of breathing, chewing, swallowing, and speaking. Kay also offers programs to eliminate negative oral habits, such as thumb sucking and nail biting. Kay puts the fun in MyoFUNctional Therapy through relatively easy, relaxed, motivational, and confidence-building sessions. A successful outcome from OMT, however, is fully dependent upon the client's compliance, attendance, and forward progress throughout the entire program. Kay works caringly with people of all ages, each on an individual basis, and collaboratively with healthcare professionals such as, but not limited to, ENT’s, Pediatricians, Speech Language Pathologists, Dentists, Orthodontists, and Chiropractors as necessary for the healthiest possible outcome for her clients.
Kay Magruder, QOM
Qualified Orofacial Myologist
Services

The goal of OMT is to address OM disorders which may present as:

  • Abnormal Face Growth and Development
  • ADHD-like Symptoms
  • Breast Feeding Difficulties
  • Chewing and Swallowing Difficulties
  • Clenching and/or Grinding of the Teeth
  • Forward Head Posture
  • Jaw Pain
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Negative Oral Habits
  • Orthodontic Relapse
  • Snoring

Approaches

  • Eliminate Negative Oral Habits
  • Enhance Nasal Breathing
  • Restore Proper Oral Rest Posture
  • Promote Proper Chewing/Swallowing Patterns
  • Pre and Post Frenectomy Care (Tongue Tie Release)

Fees

  • Orofacial Myofunctional Evaluation: $125
  • Habit Elimination Program (10 Sessions): $500
  • Comprehensive OMT Program (25 Sessions): $1,875
  • Myokit: $20
Testimonials

“This was my first experience with myofunctional therapy and it was fun. Kay was very encouraging and available when I had questions. I learned so much about what was incorrectly functioning in my mouth and I was able to watch these functions improve. JH ”

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“My daughter has been seeing Kay for several months now for Myofunctional therapy. I'm so pleased with the results I'm seeing. Kay is very patient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend her for you or your child. Brenda B. ”

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22 N Uncompahgre Ave Suite 6

Montrose Myo LLC

Montrose, CO 81401

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