Fixed Appliance with Expansion Screw for the Treatment of Primary Anterior Crossbite ZD03-ZD04
Dr. Paul Chalakkal,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Goa Dental College & Hospital, Goa – 403202, India.
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Anterior crossbite occurring during the primary dentition stage needs immediate correction so that functional, aesthetic and skeletal complications may be avoided in the future. This article describes a fixed appliance with an expansion screw that was successfully used for the treatment of primary anterior crossbite. Crossbite correction was achieved in about six weeks. A detailed description with regard to fabrication of the appliance has also been discussed.