Case 1

“I don’t like how my bottom teeth overlap my top teeth”

16 year old, 

Interference during biting, causing lower jaw to move forward to obtain a stable bite.

Crossbite on the right

Treatment plan: Expansion upper jaw. Followed by braces. (No surgery, no teeth removed)

Total Treatment time: 1.8 years 

Case 2

“My child has an underbite"

8 year old, 

Reverse overjet (or underbite) due to a smaller upper jaw relative to the lower jaw

Treatment plan: Reverse pull facemask to pull the small upper jaw forward, and hence the upper teeth forward as well.

Total Treatment time: 12 months 

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