International Association of Facial Growth Guidance (Orthotropics)
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John Mew’s Lectures Part 9: Early Posture
At birth all babies are obligate nasal breathers. This is because it would be fatal for them in the womb if they inhaled amniotic fluid. However many of them subsequently develop short or long-term nasal obstruction and are forced to breathe through their mouth. For some this is temporary, but for others it develops into […]
John Mew’s Lectures 8 – The Stage 1
My father taught me the advantages of maxillary expansion which in his day was routine for 5 year olds unless they could place a 2mm coin between each front tooth, but when I graduated 30 years later, I was taught not to expand as it always relapsed. However the research of Skieller in 1964, using […]
John Mew’s Lectures 7 – Informed Consent
As you all know, every patient attending for treatment should be informed about both the advantages and disadvantages of every treatment. This is not as easy as it sounds and we must be careful not to pass our own convictions on to patients without mentioning any drawbacks. For instance almost all orthodontics these days is […]
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