Orthotropics in Encino, CA : Natural Growth Guidance for Children

Dr. Berrios specializes in orthotropic treatment in Encino. Our holistic orthotropic treatment philosophy that addresses the growth of the face and jaws in addition to the straightening of teeth. For example, many developing overbites result from poor forward growth of the lower jaw. An orthotropic approach would encourage the recessed bottom to grow forward to a properly developed upper jaw instead of pulling the top jaw or teeth back with a headgear or night brace, or extracting healthy teeth.

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Orthotropics is particularly valuable to kids, as the young growing face is very malleable and even slight pressure from the lips or tongue over long periods can result in significant deformations. This is the type of growth that causes good-looking youngsters to become unattractive teenagers. Dr. Berrios is dedicated to helping parents recognize when a child’s face is growing incorrectly and understand what can be done to remedy it. The most important factors to look at are the strength of the muscles, the position of the lips and the method of swallowing. Studies have shown that certain types of treatment can cause significant downward growth of the lower jaw and it is advisable for parents to be informed about this risk before choosing an orthodontist. Call Dr. Berrios today Orthotropic Near Encino for your child’s free consultation – 818-718-9280

Dr. David Berrios located near Encino, California is a member of the highly prestigious European Orthodontic Society and several other local and regional orthodontic study groups. Dr. Berrios has been practicing in the Northridge area for the last 18 years and specializes in Orthotropics. He enjoys everything about orthodontics including the interaction with the medical field. He always looks beyond teeth to locate the cause of a problem.

Dr. David Berrios offers Orthotropic treatment to patients in Tarzana, Calabasas, Woodland Hills, Granada Hills, Northridge and San Fernando Valley