Munchee (Myo Munchee)
The Munchee (or Myo Munchee is an oral device that helps strengthen lip and facial muscles, helps correct breathing patterns and improves the health of teeth and gums, all by doing something incredibly simple...chewing.
Just like any part of the body, the jaw and facial muscles need the right kind of exercise to stay healthy. That’s why the Munchee works!
With just 10 mins of daily chewing exercise, the Munchee helps children train the reflexes and muscles of chewing, lip closure and swallowing.
Please choose a size:
- Myo Munchee Mini (with Handle) - For ages approx 18 months to 4 years
- Myo Munchee Junior (with handle) - For ages approx 4 years to 8 years. (also called small)
- Myo Munchee ADULT (with handle) 8 years through to adult female. The adult size replaced the old size medium.
- Myo Munchee Large (silicone, without handle) - 14 years to adult. Large teen males, adult males and females with broad skeletal structure. Limited quantity while supplies last.
Age and/or body type is your best guide to sizing a Munchee, however there are many variables including low tone, underdeveloped or oral sensory issues that mean it may be best to start with the smaller size and progress to the next size as the child becomes more comfortable.
If in doubt it is always best to start smaller, have the child enjoy the experience and work your way up to the next size.
More information about handles:
Children in the 2 to 5 years age group will use the appliance actively. The handle is useful to ensure we get the appliance into the correct position in the child’s mouth. Once the child is accustomed to it you can cut the handle off if desired. The handle can also be helpful for those children with poor oral motor control and who have difficulty keeping the appliance in place in the mouth. e.g dribblers and mouth breathers as well as children with special needs.
Your order includes printed instructions on how to use a Munchee with your child and a care guide.
For more information please refer to the Munchee official website.
How to use your Munchee:
Daily chewing for as little as 10 mins is a simple and inexpensive part of preventative dental care and hygiene. To get maximum benefit and usage from your Munchee, simply follow the steps below:
Step 1: Rinse your Munchee off in fresh water
Step 2: Place the Munchee in your mouth with the small lip indent at the top
Step 3: Keep your lips together, both now and at all times while use, and breath through the nose
Step 4: Chew and munch gently up and down and in a circular motion, swallow saliva as needed, but keep the lips together
Step 5: Start by chewing for 1 min, twice a day for 1 week
Step 6: Build daily by 1 min until you are able to chew twice a day for 10 mins. If a child is using the Munchee, make the time to sit together quietly with a book they love and help them understand the Munchee is here to help their teeth grow big, strong and healthy. Have them chew as you read, gradually increasing to 10mins twice a day.