Carly Schneider is considered an expert in her Dental and Orofacial Myology fields. Carly has been working in varies areas of the dental and health worlds for over 25 years. For 6 years of her dental career, she worked part time as a Dental Educator for Johnson & Johnson where she lectured in Universities nationwide on the latest discoveries on Periodontal Disease.
For the last 8 years Carly focus has been in the Orofacial/Myofunctional area. She has been working hard to achieve the highest level of education in her field as an Orofacial Myologist and also has more patient experience than most of her nationwide piers. Her private practice, as the only Certified Orofacial Myologist in San Francisco and Marin County, focuses on the correct alignment of the facial muscle patterns and breathing. Correct breathing is paramount when obtaining ideal facial muscle balance, as well as general optimal health. Appropriate facial muscle functions will greatly influence the following areas:
Proper cranial development
Proper breathing and airway development
Proper Teeth that are alignment
TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Joint) health
Proper speech articulation
Proper sleep and sleep apnea symptoms
Proper swallow and tongue coordination and placement
Carly partners in the team approach with many local doctors specializing in the following areas: Sleep Apnea, TMJ (jaw joint problems), ENT, and Orthodontists, Pediatrics Specialists, Neurologists, Oral Surgeons, Dentists, Osteopaths, Speech Therapists, and Chiropractors.
Education: Certified Orofacial Myologist 2 year internship with the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and AOMT (Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy) Alumni, ALF Orthodontics Team Approach 1 year Residency Courses, Buteyko Breathing Practitioner educated by Patrick McKeown, Svetlana Masgutova MNRI Dynamic and Postural Reflex Pattern Integration in depth course study, Masters Program at Pacific College of Acupuncture in San Diego, University of Missouri Dental Science, St. Louis College Pre Dental School, Dental Hygiene School valedictorian.