Japanese Facial Orthotropics Study Group

Chairman Yukio Kitafusa


This study group was set up in 1996.  The total number of members is almost 75. There are 10 board members. We have had Prof John Mew’s course in Tokyo since 1994. Our study group meets three times each year, including John Mew’s course and a practical course of Biobloc system. Furthermore, we organized the 7th and 11th Symposium of International Facial Orthotropics in Tokyo.


Yukio Kitafusa

Dr Kitafusa graduated from Tokyo Dental College in 1968 and finished orthodontic post graduate course in 1972. From 1972 to 2003 I was an associate professor at the orthodontic department of Tokyo Dental College.

Kitafusa Orthodontic Clinic

Ro-645, Asahi City,

Chiba Prefecture,

289-2516, JAPAN

Tel: +81-479-62-0225

Fax: +81-479-64-1880