Faces differ greatly. Much of the difference is
in how each of us looks in the lower half of the
face. The shapes of our 3-dimensional jaws differ
noticeably. They form the unique facial features
seen below the eyes. Orthodontic techniques vary
greatly in how they influence jaw and facial growth.
Orthodontic philosophies and techniques differ
in how they move teeth and then affect the smile
and face. Some make the mouth and smile smaller
and some make the mouth and smile bigger. All orthodontic
treatments affect the face--some for better and
some for worse. Know your options and get multiple
consults, including an FJO consult, before choosing
If you want to change a face, conservative
non-surgical Functional Jaw Orthopedics can start
as early as age 2.