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ALFThe Advanced Lightwire Functional (ALF) appliance was invented by Dr. Darick Nordstrom in 1982, in a process of discovery while working with osteopaths.  The ALF addresses the alignment of the bones using principles of cranial osteopathy. Like no other orthodontic appliance, the ALF contributes to the physiological motion within the cranial and facial structures.  This motion can facilitate the whole body's self healing potential and contribute to the improvement of other physiological functions like breathing.   
As a part of our myofunctional orthodontics program, the ALF addresses the dental arches form.  With wider dental arches it is easier to correct the tongue resting posture and get straighter teeth with little time with braces or even without braces.  Enhancing the form of the dental arches using a bio-compatible appliance like the ALF, along with eliminating the dysfunctional habits that contribute to crowded teeth, are fundamental in achieving more stability of a dental alignment that could last for a Life time!

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My son is using the Myobrace®. When we heard about this treatment at the beginning, we were a little doubtful, but we looked up for more informat...

Irma Guerrero
Mar 19, 2014
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