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Changing Smiles, Changing Lives

                Fridays and Saturdays, 8 am to 5 pm September 20-21, 2019   I    October 18-19, 2019  I    January 17-18, 2020   I    April 24-25, 2020 Why Biobloc Orthotropics?  convert vertical to horizontal growth  enhance airway, improve health  strong profiles, broad smiles ​ ​Course includes: Tools to screen SRBD in […]

German Government Orthodontic Decision

The documents have been translated using a machine and will thus contain errors. We are looking for volunteers to help with this. If you have a personal contact with any of the parties involved we would like to hear from you. Best wishes, Orthotropics Orthodontic treatment measures.pdf Oral health by jaw orthopedic treatment with fixed […]

Why Do Orthodontists Prefer Flat Faces?

Orthodontic Treatment Before and After
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Research suggests that the public prefer forward growing faces with good cheek bones, but surprisingly Orthodontists appear to prefer flatter faces and retruded cheek bones. Peck and Peck (1970) studded the X-rays of good looking film stars and found that “The general public admires a fuller, more protrusive dento-facial pattern than customary standards” (of Orthodontics). […]

Craniofacial Dystrophy – Changing Faces, Curing Malocclusion and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

DentaNet Symposium 2019 10th Anniversary

DentaNet Symposium 2019 – 1st and 2nd February 2019, Denmark Dr. Mike Mew Craniofacial Dystrophy – Changing Faces, Curing Malocclusion and Obstructive Sleep Apnea More info here: Saturday Morning Changing faces, and with this curing malocclusion and associated symptoms like OSA (obstructive sleep apnea), will give a better start in life for children and a […]

0.9 The long term consequences of treatment

Long Term Consequences of Orthodontic Treatment, Orthotropics
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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?

Micrognathia Malocclusion Identical Twins
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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 […]

0.8 TMJ Dysplasia – What is the cause and cure?

Before and After Orthodontic Treatment
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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 […]

0.6 Jaw surgery – Is it becoming more frequent?

Before and After Orthodontic Treatment

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. […]