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 […]
1.0 Malocclusion – Is it genetic?
see YouTube video The subject has been debated since the times of the ancient Greeks and often generates more emotion than logic. I am constantly amazed that so many orthodontists are prepared to provide treatment without a clear understanding of what has caused the particular problem they are facing. To fail to do so, risks […]
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