Orthotropics can achieve much greater changes to the shape of the face than other current method, but this also raises a moral issue. Is it fair for some children to be able to cheat nature in this way (see below).
Changing the shape of the face can have a big influence on a child’s self confidence. This reticent boy with a retruded jaw was treated with Orthotropics and subsequently became captain of his rowing team. Orthodontic treatment can not achieve results like this.