Changing Smiles, Changing Lives

4 part, hands-on Biobloc Orthotropics course series beginning Fall 2018
in Grand Rapids, MI
partnered with AAGO

Fridays and Saturdays, 8 am to 5 pm

September 20-21, 2019     I    October 18-19, 2019    I    January 17-18, 2020     I    April 24-25, 2020

​Why Biobloc Orthotropics?

  •  convert vertical to horizontal growth
  •  enhance airway, improve health
  •  strong profiles, broad smiles

​Course includes:

  • Tools to screen SRBD in compliance with ADA resolution 17H-2017
  • Resources to understand the impact of retraction on facial growth, breathing and airway
  • Patient experience and hands-on adjustment of  appliances
  • Learn to read faces, correct oral posture & restore nasal breathing
  • Recognizing the true impact of popular functional/fixed appliances on growth
  • Methods to avoid impacted teeth
  • Clinical support and consultation throughout the series and beyond
  • Learn early treatment options for as young as 3 yrs of age
  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Dr. John Mew’s book, “The Cause and Cure of Malocclusion”
  • Continental breakfasts, lunches and Friday group dinners after the program

​64 CE credits

Dedicated to transforming the lives of children & their families through the philosophy and techniques of Dr. John Mew
For planning purposes, the last day for registration will be 6/28/19.

Please put us on your schedule!​Tuition:Registration fee of $8490 for doctors (register before 5/15/19 to save $300)*, and $760 for auxiliaries
includes meetings, manual (doctors only), continental breakfasts, lunches, and Friday night dinners.Locations:
A short drive from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR).Friday -lectures
Grand Rapids, MISaturday -clinics
the office of Karen O’Rourke, DDS
4250 Kalamazoo Ave, SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49508
(616) 455-7930For more information:
email us at, or contact;
Dr. Karen O’Rourke
Office: (616) 455-7930,
Cell: (616) 802-0683*Refund Policy:
Refunds minus credit card fees, plus $250, made only if another doctor registers in your place prior to the beginning of the series

LSFO teaches revolutionary methods to change future facial growth.

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