What is The Myobrace® System?
Villanova Dental Studio is committed to providing patients with the latest innovative treatment solutions for straightening crooked teeth. Myobrace is an orthodontic alternative to traditional braces that eliminates the need for metal brackets and wires. It is a three-stage removable intra-oral appliance system. Dentists have successfully addressed the causes of malocclusion using Myobrace for over 25 years.
Myobrace is a more natural way to help your child strengthen their teeth. It is a preventative, pre-orthodontics solution to addresses orthodontic concerns. This aligner system corrects oral habits, strengthens facial muscles, and treats upper and lower jaw development issues. It teaches kids healthy oral habits and trains teeth to grow in straight. By addressing the root of the problem, Myobrace offers long-term oral health benefits.
Correcting Oral Habits
As with all orthodontic treatments, early intervention is ideal for effective treatment, especially for breaking bad oral health habits. Dr. Barakat will help patients of all ages determine which orthodontic procedure will create a healthy and functional bite as well as lifelong oral health habits.
Oral habits Myobrace can correct:
- Thumb or finger sucking
- Breathing through the mouth
- Thrusting the tongue against the lower teeth when swallowing or speaking
- Using lips to swallow
- Jaw pain from sleep disorders
- Poor oral habits
Myobrace Treatment: What To Expect
First, Dr. Barakat will perform a thorough assessment of your child’s dental and facial development. He will also analyze the child’s oral habits and sleep patterns to better understand their oral development. With these results, a tailored orthodontic treatment plan will be created.
Myobrace works through a combination of exercises, habit training, and oral appliances. Dr. Barakat will teach your child simple exercises they can complete every day that will strengthen their face, tongue, and cheek muscles. These simple monofunctional exercises are designed to help teeth develop properly.
Oral appliances will be worn 1-2 hours a day and at night while your child is sleeping.
Benefits of Myobrace:
- Comfortable fit without damage to soft tissues
- Convenient for any busy schedule
- Better oral hygiene than with braces
- Most patients do not need retainers after treatment is complete
- Patients can complete treatment with virtually no one else knowing
- Natural way to straighten teeth
- No braces needed if Myobrace system is fully implemented