Yulli Tamayo-Myerson RHDT CMT OMT CMA
Cert. Medical Acupuncture
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist
Registered Dental Hygienist and Therapist
Clinical Massage Therapist
Osteopathic Manual Therapist
Yulli is the Founder at Myofunctional Therapy UK, volunteer President of the British Society of Myofunctional Therapy and the Founder of The Myobreathe Foundation and Clubs. Yulli has a background in Clinical Massage Therapy and other forms of bodywork including Osteopathic Manual Techniques (OMT) since 1993.
She trained as a Dental Nurse in 1997 and subsequently qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist (RDHT) from King's College London in 2009.
In 2017 she began her journey in Orofacial Myology and since has continued to practice and develop in all three areas of her clinical practice:
Yulli is also trained in:
-Cognitive Behavioural Techniques (CBT)
-Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
-Buteyko Breathing re-education
-Comprehensive Tethered Oral Tissues Assessment (Altered Oral Tissues)
-Dental and Medical Acupuncture
-TMJ rehabilitation therapy and osteopathic technics
- Adult and Pediatric Polysomnography
-Pediatric Sleep Medicine
-Dental Sleep medicine
-Primitive Reflex Intergration
-Dental CranioSacral Therapy
Yulli has mentored and trained our team over the years, ensuring that they have access to regularly updated knowledge and support sessions.
Yulli has traveled extensively over the years to complete her education in Orafacial Myology. She has dedicated the last couple of years to writing guidelines and protocols and developing her now 'patent pending' Orofacial Myology tool.
Yulli is the volunteer President of the British Society of Myofunctional Therapy (BSMFT). The aim of the society is to raise public and professional awareness of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD's) and their effects in the orofacial complex, teeth, and airway; highlighting the early signs of Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) and its correlation with mouth breathing and poor orofacial development.
Yulli sits on the board as an honorary member of the British Association of Sleep Surgeons (BASS) as an allied specialist, and on the Volunteer Board at the American Association for Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD).
She is a member of the International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals (IATTP), The British Sleep Society (BSS), The Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences (AAMS), The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT), The British Association of Sleep Surgeons (BASS), The British Dental Acupuncture Society, The British Society of Myofunctional Therapy (BSMFT), The Association of Neurolinguistic Programming (ANLP).
Yulli lectures frequently to other dental and medical clinicians to spread knowledge of all areas of Orofacial Myology. She lectures every year since 2019 for Imperial College's Medical Faculty on the topic of Orofacial Myology as a treatment modality for pediatric Sleep Apnea,