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Anterior Dental Crossbite Correction: An Esthetic Makeover

Chaithra P Remadevi, Saravanakumar M Subramani, Muralikrishnan Balachandran

Keywords : 2 × 4 appliance, Anterior crossbite, Expansion appliance, Malocclusion

Citation Information : Remadevi CP, Subramani SM, Balachandran M. Anterior Dental Crossbite Correction: An Esthetic Makeover. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2019; 2 (1):29-31.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3018

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


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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