Anterior dental crossbite is commonly seen in children who have malocclusion. Early diagnosis and correction of anterior crossbite may prevent the adverse effects upon the growth and development of a child. Different techniques have been used to correct anterior crossbite in mixed dentition. The present case reports describe the successful management of anterior dental crossbite with removable and fixed appliances. These appliances can be used as an alternative technique for the management of anterior dental crossbite.
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