Dr. Simon Wong BDSc FICCDE DipLSFO FIADFE is one of the world's leading experts in facial growth guidance (Orthotropics) and early intervention Orthodontics. A graduate from the University of Melbourne, he has been a practicing General Dentist clinician since 1991.
He has held the position of Profesor Visitante co-director of the Orthotropics Module at the University Of Valencia, Department of Orthodontics, is a Fellow of the International College of Continuing Dental Education and a Fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics.
The past 10 years, as the principle of the clinic Natural Smiles Centre based in Melbourne, he’s been focused on the correction of early childhood craniofacial development issues; a devoted practitioner for the early correction of malocclusion. His mission is to help children learn correct oral posture, so they can avoid multiple chronic health problems that plague modern societies.
With foundations from Mew growth theories, Dr Wong developed the Postural Orthodontics method for early intervention. This 7-part system incorporates a unique set of upper and lower arch expansion plates and a surprisingly effective exercise programme called ‘GOPex’ (‘Good Oral Posture exercises’).
He is a published author with journal and textbook articles on sleep disordered breathing and is an international speaker, invited to showcase his work in over 10 countries including, Australia, Canada, US, Japan, Spain, UK, Lithuania, Romania, Poland, Germany, Mexico and Korea.
Currently, Dr Wong has documented hundreds of case studies from his clinical practice and is working on publishing research and developing projects at the Orthodontic Departments at the University Of Valencia, the University of Alberta and the Autonomous National University of Mexico.