International Association of Facial Growth Guidance (Orthotropics)
Interesting articles and news
0.7 Reading the Face by Prof John Mew
see You Tube video here Most orthodontists take lateral skull X-rays about the age of 12 to 14 to establish the position of the maxilla and mandible in relation to the cranium as a whole. X-rays have been used for this ever since Brodie showed (1938) that the skeletal form was more or less […]
0.9 The long term consequences of treatment
see YouTube video here I have already mentioned some of the consequences of orthodontic treatment such as facial damage and root resorption but there are other longer-term risks such as re-crowding and some such as gum damage which have only recently been recognised. Because patients prefer to avoid extractions Orthodontists currently go to great effort […]
0.8 TMJ Dysplasia – What is the cause and cure?
see YouTube video here Many clinicians from different disciplines offer explanations and cures for TMJ and it is widely assumed that there is no ‘One Size Fits All Treatment Guarantee’. However when part of the body goes wrong there is usually only one direct cause, although by coincidence two or possibly three causes could occur […]
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