CHILDREN WITH SEVERE CROWDING need two phases of treatment. The first phase is to expand the mouth for adequate tooth eruption and a second phase to straighten and align the teeth once they are fully erupted. Specially designed appliances are often cemented in the mouth for short periods of time to achieve the goals of phase 1 treatment. Then braces are placed during the second phase.
We utilize these recent advancements of technology in orthodontics to improve smiles: