Speech Therapy and Functional Jaw Orthopedics Course for speech therapists -2019/2020

(taught in Portuguese)

See also:
Orofacial Motricity and Malocclusion Course for Dentists (taught in Portuguese)
International course – Orofacial Motricity and Malocclusion for Dentists (taught in english)
Occlusion for Orthodontics, Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Oral Rehabilitation Course  (taught in Portuguese)
Planas Direct Tracks Course (taught in Portuguese with English translation)
Functional Orthopedic Appliances Construction Course 2020 (taught in Portuguese and English)
FJO Courses

October 12, 2019 to January 25, 2020

Module 1 – October 12, 2019
Module 2 – November 16, 2019
Module 3 – December 14, 2019
Module 4 – January 25, 2020

Price per module:

Course General objective:
At the end of training, the trainee will be able to:
• Recognize the dynamics between Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Speech Therapy;
• Know Speech Therapy and Functional Jaw Orthopedics as specialties that diagnose, prevent and intervene in malocclusions;
• To teach myofunctional techniques for intervention in functional jaw orthopedics cases.

Educational Strategic Objective: 
At the end of training, the trainee will be able to:
• Know and evaluate the interaction of orofacial structures (form) and stomatognathic functions (function), in order to define a correct diagnosis and the appropriate moment of the therapeutic intervention;
• Develop a dynamic and interactive approach between ST and FJO, identifying and avoiding complications or relapses in treatment, thus promoting therapeutic success.


Dr. Inês Mendes
Speech / Myofunctional Therapist
Dr. Carina Esperancinha
Medical-Dentist / Functional Jaw Orthopedics