International Association of Facial Growth Guidance (Orthotropics)
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John Mew’s Lecture Part 14 – Age for treatment
Orthotropics 14. Age for treatment. Precis. What age should parents be advised about the cause of malocclusion and should treatment be started before the growth spurts at seven or twelve? My father was told it should be five I was taught thirteen and my son was taught when the permanent teeth had erupted. Which is […]
John Mew’s Lecture Part 13 – Contrasting Orthodontic Concepts
Orthotropics 13. Contrasting Orthodontic Concepts. Precis. Most dental and orthodontic students attend university to learn how to treat patients, so they inevitably learn past methods. Some will stay with these all their life, others will change their ideas; maybe more than once. For many it has not been until near the end of their careers […]
John Mew’s Lecture Part 12 – Measuring Facial Shape
Orthotropics 12. Measuring Facial Shape Precis. Brodie and Bolton developed different ways to demonstrate facial form, especially of the profile. Most orthodontic super impositions are based on the Sphenoid bone but this may not be as stable as we have believed. The Gnathiometer uses the Frontal bone for superimpositions which enables the forward growth of […]
Orthotropics practitioners are located in many countries around the world, as are practitioners sympathetic to the orthotropic concept.
Orthotropics therapy gives an individual the opportunity to change their health, their faces and their lives.
You can find an IAFGG member* (Orthotropist and Orthotropic labs) using the map below:
*. If you are a member of the International Association of Facial Growth Guidance, but your name has not been listed in this world map, please contact us by using this form.
This list of orthotropic practitioners is for the convenience of the public and is not an indication of qualification or ability
Registered Master Member – An expert in Orthotropics as determined by criteria set up by the Board
Registered Member – Dentists fully trained in Orthotropics as determined by criteria set up by the Board
Provisional Member – A dentist or Orthodontist who is interested in Orthotropics but has not yet received full training.
Affiliate Member – This is for all non-dentists including dental students, Lab technicians, assistants, oral myologists, osteopaths or chiropractors who display an active interest in Orthotropics.