II International Myofunctional Therapy Congress

With support of:

From the 28th to the 30th of March in the congress hall of the University of Sechenov the second
International Congress "Prospects for the development of myofunctional therapy in
Medicine ", organized by the University of Sechenov with the support of MASMT
(International Association of Organizations and Specialists in Myofunctional Therapy
in medicine and dentistry). For three days, leading foreign and Russian
experts shared their knowledge based on colossal experience. (some
lecturers have been practicing for over 40 years in the field of myofunctional therapy and
dentistry). The presentations covered a wide range of issues in such
areas of medicine like: otorhinolaryngology, pediatrics, physiology, dentistry and
sleep medicine.
Colleagues from Russia, Austria, USA, Armenia and Ukraine shared their many years
experience in the myofunctional approach to treatment, were presented clinical cases
There are studies on the use of myofunctional therapy in various
areas of medicine. The need for interdisciplinary
interactions of dentists and general medicine specialists for effective treatment
and patient rehabilitation.


Prof. Sandra Coulson

Prof. Roger Price

Matilde Furtenbach

Head of Institute of Orfo-Facial Myologe,

Denver, USA

Professor, Physiologist, Chairman of the Board of Institute of Orfo-Facial Myology,

Denver, USA

Pioneer in the speech therapy area of myofunctional therapy (MFT), more than 35 years of practice,
Innsbruck, Austria

Persin Leonid

Professor, Ph.D.
Head of the Department of Orthodontics of the Moscow State Medical and Evdokimov Dental University

Makeeva Irina

Director of the Sechenov Institute of Dentistry, Head of the Department of Therapeutic Dentistry, MD, Professor.

Prof. Dr. Bedros Yavru-Sakuk

Professor of New-York University

Alexandra Yurek-Shik

Martina Gruber

Orlova Olga

Specialist in MFT, speech therapy, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, over 35 years of practice
Vienna, Austria

Specialist in speech therapy, speech disorders and MFT, organizer of the first Austrian speech therapy congresses, more than 30 years of practice

Professor, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences. Vice-President of the Association of Phoniatrics and Phonopedists, Academician of the International Slavic Academy of Education.

Negulyaeva Tatyana

Belfer Marina

Melnikova Anna

He is a member of the international program “Myobrace Member”, a medical practitioner, interns in the USA, a lecturer in the program MRC Research.

Specialist in the field of pediatric dentistry,
practice in Israel, DMD degree holder (Israel), member of international associations, practice over 20 years

He is a member of the international program Myobrace Certified Provider, a lecturer, a practicing orthodontist, and the head of the orthodontic department of the "Biodent" clinic
Samara, Russia

Tarasova Galina

Makkaev Khaibula

Buteiko Vladimir

Doctor of Medical Sciences, FGBU Fellow, Clinical Center for Otorhinolaryngology, FMBA of Russia.

Doctor-tolaryngologist, professor, head of the ENT department of the Federal State Institution of the Moscow Scientific Research Institute of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery, Roszdrav, doctor of medical sciences, head. Department of ENT Diseases, 46 years of practice

Head of Buteyko Center in Voronezh. Supports the work of the Center founded by Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko.

Samohlib Yana

Head of the Department of Functional Dentistry "Center for Personal Dentistry Vladimir Novikov," assistant at the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1st MGMU them. Sechenov

Vasilyeva Maria

Orthodontist, PhD
Assistant of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of the Russian University,
Member of the World Federation of Orthodontists, European and Russian Association of Orthodontists.

Main themes of Reports

  • Foreign experience in the development of myofunctional therapy.

  • Orofacial myology and myofunctional therapy.

  • Etiology of myofunctional disorders in dysfunction of the morphogenesis of the dentofacial system.

  • Actual issues of impact correction on children with a complex of myofunctional disorders.

  • Modern practices of myofunctional therapy and the interaction of a speech therapist and orthodontist.

  • An integrated approach to the problem of restoring nasal breathing in children.

  • The role of myofunctional therapy in the complex rehabilitation of patients with sleep disorders.

  • The possibility of using tapes in dysfunctions of the temporomandibular joint and muscles of the orofacial region.

On February 30th a series of master classes was held. Myofunctional correction and diagnosis is the main topic of the past master classes. Sandra Colson, Roger Price, Galina Tarasova and others shared their knowledge. Master classes were attended by practicing doctors from different cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries.


The following topics were presented:


  • The possibility of taping with dysfunctions of the temporomandibular joint and muscles of the orofacial area to help the orthodontist.

  • Methods of getting used to myofunctional apparatus, non-standard situations in the period of adaptation

  • The function and position of the lips. Posture.

  • Diagnosis of myofunctional disorders in children

(Detailed information:  https://myocongress.confreg.org/programma/master-klass/)




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