Functional Orthodontics & Orthotropics

More than just straightening your smile.
Functional vs. Traditional
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What is the Difference?

Many patients wonder how functional orthodontics differs from traditional orthodontics.

Traditional Orthodontics

This field focuses mostly on the alignment of the teeth and how the teeth function in relationship to each other. For some traditional orthodontists, extraction of adult teeth is common. They tend to view the teeth as separate from the rest of you as a whole.

Functional Orthodontics

The functional side of orthodontics is all about coordinating the alignment of the jaw and joints. Functional orthodontists employ techniques that stimulate proper growth and development so extracting teeth is rarely necessary. Using an orthotropic approach, we are able to fix genetic bite problems without surgery. Our dentists work closely with Oral Myofunctional therapists to correct the root cause of the problem.

Benefit All of You
Improve not only your smile, but also your overall well-being!
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Functional orthodontics at our Langley, BC practice achieves the results of traditional orthodontics, while also improving body physiology and alignment. This occurs by coordinating tooth and jaw positions to your overall body alignment and posture.

Improved body alignment can treat or prevent:

  • Headaches

  • Face and jaw pain

  • Neck aches

  • Insomnia

  • Sensitivity to light

  • Ringing in the ears

  • Numbness or tingling in the fingers

Proper body physiology and alignment can even help improve athletic performance.

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Your Ideal Orthodontic Solution

Our doctors go the extra mile to make your treatment effective and worthwhile.

If you are considering braces, choose functional orthodontics and get the most out of your treatment.

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Personal Plan

Your treatment is custom-made to meet your individual needs and comfort level.

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Treating Your Body

Experience the benefits of orthodontics that go beyond just straightening your teeth.

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Improve Your Smile

This treatment helps align your bite, beautify your smile, and enhance your overall well-being.

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Straighter teeth, better health.