We have been providing orofacial myofunctional therapy to the greater Pittsburgh region since 2016.
Welcome to Pittsburgh Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, LLC, where we are dedicated to preventing, identifying, and treating orofacial myofunctional disorders. Our mission is make happy, healthy faces for a lifetime.
Our Orofacial Myologist
Alyssa is the only Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM)® in the Greater Pittsburgh area.
She has extensive knowledge of the current science of orofacial myofunctional disorders and their treatment. She has completed several introductory and advanced-level courses, including specialty courses in the areas of:
The myofunctional evaluation
Tethered oral tissues (TOTs)
Myofascial release of the head/neck
Oral habits (i.e. thumb sucking and pacifiers)
Alyssa holds a Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2011). She is also a Registered Dental Hygienist (University of Pittsburgh, 2013), Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (Westmoreland County Community College, 2014), Licensed Massage Therapist (Community College of Allegheny County, 2019), and Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner. Alyssa is also a Certified Lactation Counselor®.
She is currently taking classes in Oral Biology at the University of Pittsburgh. Her master’s thesis project will be on the genetics and long-term implications of ankyloglossia.
Our main office is located in the East End of Pittsburgh, and we see patients at satellite locations in the North Hills.