The 13th annual International Association of Facial Growth Guidance symposium for orthodontic professionals will take place October 21 to 23, 2010, in Westlake Village, Calif.

The conference will feature speakers on the use of Biobloc Orthotropics® technology for early treatment of orthodontic patients. In addition, attendees can hear evidence on correctable facial and structural issues in young patients and the unintended consequences of traditional orthodontic treatments that feature extraction of permanent teeth and/or retractive mechanics in young patients.