A Small Maxilla

Orthodontic Tips October 4, 2011

Does it matter if facial bones aren’t balanced?

Usually, yes it does.

The effect of unbalanced facial bones is often seen in the teeth.

Here is a case of a patient who is 7 years and 10 months and has a small upper jaw (maxilla).

There are three dental problems here because of the small upper jaw. First is the obvious crossbite of the central incisors on the left side. Second is the gum loss on the front of the Continue reading