Orthodontists are Specialists in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
You may have noticed that as an Orthodontist, Dr. Levin specializes in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
While orthodontics entails the management of tooth movement, dentofacial orthopedics involves the guidance of facial growth and development, which occurs largely during childhood and adolescence.
Say "helLO" to modern appliances like Herbst, MARA, and Forsus which fit completely in the mouth, and "buh-bye" to neck straps and bulky bars! Sometimes orthopedic treatment may precede conventional orthodontics with braces or aligners, but often the two can be performed at the same time. So, patients with expanders and braces, for instance, are undergoing Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics!