International Association of Facial Growth Guidance (Orthotropics)
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0.6 Jaw surgery – Is it becoming more frequent?
See YouTube video here Estimates of the number of British children and young adults receiving orthognathic surgery have varied widely over the last twenty years. Previously it was thought to be less than 1000 a year but in 1999 a survey suggested that 7% of a consultant Orthodontist’s workload was related to Orthognathic treatment. In […]
0.4 The Tongue – What part does it play?
see YouTube video here The Tongue: What Part does it Play? It is hard to comprehend the full difference between the correct and incorrect action/posture of the tongue. The teeth are resistant to short-term force during biting or swallowing but they are very sensitive to light long-term force/posture, including the touch of the tongue. If […]
0.3 Orthodontic relapse – Is it a problem? by Prof John Mew
YouTube video here The big majority of orthodontics in Britain is carried out with fixed appliances this achieves excellent alignment of the teeth but is often followed by relapse. I think orthodontists are embarrassed about relapse but believe that by retaining the result afterwards they remove the problem. To prevent re-crowding, the teeth must be […]
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