Most people know about orthodontic treatments in Calgary, but you might not know about orthopedics! While still considered a form of orthodontics, orthopedics usually applies to younger children to prevent a more severe bite problem later in life. Functional orthopedics relies mostly on therapeutic practices to teach children habits that will aid in proper growth patterns for their teeth. Removable appliances can also be used to enhance treatment. If applied correctly, orthopedics can diminish the need for braces and other treatments later in your child’s life.