A Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM)® is a Registered Dental Hygienist, Speech and Language Pathologist, or Dentist who, at a minimum, has taken a 28-hour International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) approved introductory course in orofacial myology and passed a written examination and on-site evaluation. Once certified, he/she is required to maintain continuing education requirements.

The certification process is a way to validate that a therapist has both the knowledge of the etiologies of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (also known as orofacial myological disorders) and is abreast of current treatment modalities and methodologies.

Alyssa has completed the rigorous certification process.