About Misty Bridges

Headshot photoMisty has over 25 years of experience in the dental field with a background in dental hygiene. Her orofacial myology certification is through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). Misty also holds a BS in Oral Health Promotion and is passionate about helping patients live healthier lives through education and treatment/therapy.

Treatment usually consists of a team approach that may include general Dentists, Pediodontists, Orthodontists, Oral Surgeons, Periodontists, Allergists, Ear-Nose & Throat specialists, Pediatricians, Sleep Medicine specialists, & Speech-Language Pathologists and most importantly the parent or caregiver.

Misty is a current member of the IAOM Board of Examiners

  • Both children and adults can receive therapy.
  • Evaluations for Tongue & Lip Tie assessments
    and provide appropriate referrals for treatment.
  • East Texas Orofacial Myology opened in 2009.
  • Location of therapy offices are in Tyler and Lufkin.
  • The hours are by appointment only but flexible helping to accommodate busy schedules.
  • Certification is through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM).

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This program has been a lifesaver! We did not know where else to turn… This week was the first time in years my daughter has played basketball with the neighbors. Before, she would just sit on the lawn and suck her thumb and watch… I’m convinced it was the 3rd party intervention. Thank you!”
Mrs. A, Lake Zurich
“Misty is a lifesaver. Matt has done tremendously. He is a different person. His teachers have even noticed the change… Matt has done so well… He has matured.”
Mrs. M, Arlington Heights
“If someone would have told me that Jacqueline would stop sucking her thumb on the very first night, I would have ‘NEVER!’ But she did, and has never agin put her thumb in her mouth. We owe mostly all our thanks to Misty Bridges, and a portion to Jacqueline for having the willpower that Misty helped enourage. Thank you again!”
Mrs. L, Long Grove
“Livesaving!”
Mrs. B, Kildeer
“Your treatment is better than a miracle!”
Mrs. C, Chicago
“Misty Bridges is an absolutely brilliant orofacial myologist! She was immensely helpful to my wife as she was recovering from jaw surgery. My wife’s orthodontist noticed improvement’s and commended Misty’s work”
Mike, Tyler, TX.
I just wanted to tell you how thankful I am for last week’s lesson and what perfect timing it was. John got sick and the doctor put him on medication and he has never been able to swallow a pill before. He has successfully taken his medicine- thank you for that.
Karen, Tyler Texas
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