Orofacial Motricity and Malocclusion for Dentists

(taught in portuguese)

Course details:

Dates to be defined

8 hours

Labor- 9h00 – 18h00



Dr. Inês Mendes – Speech / Myofunctional Therapist


Certified training

300,00 €



Access requirements

• Degree in Dental Medicine


• Dynamics between Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Speech Therapy
•Orofacial Motricity Evaluation
•Malocclusion Treatment through Functional Orthopedic Appliances and Prevention.
•Therapeutic Intervention in Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Speech Therapy



See the detailed program here (in portuguese)


General objectives / Competencies to be acquired

At the end of this course, trainees will be able to:
• Develop a dynamic and interactive approach between the Speech Therapist and the Dentist, in the diagnosis and therapy of malocclusion and oral disorders, identifying and avoiding complications or recurrences in the treatment, thus promoting therapeutic success.

Educational Strategic Objective:

At the end of this course, trainees will be able to:
• Recognize the dynamics between Speech Therapy, malocclusion and Functional Jaw Orthopedics;
• Value Speech Therapy and Functional Jaw Orthopedics as specialties that diagnose, prevent and intervene in malocclusion;
• Know and apply a diagnosis of the primary functions of breathing, mastication, swallowing and speaking;
• Know myofunctional techniques for intervention in cases of malocclusion.

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