With children, the “teeth back” is only in second place. In the first step, it is elementary important to create sufficient space for all teeth, without pulling teeth. However, this is only possible through an orthopedic approach, where we can positively affect the development of the still growing child’s bone. Thus, the natural bone growth goes hand in hand with orthodontics. A removable functional regulator or a bionator, for example, is used for this purpose.
Early childhood indications of jaw malocclusion:
Thumb sucking, finger sucking, sucking on textiles | lisping | incorrect S and T sound formation | child has difficulty breathing | sleeps with mouth open | dislikes eating hard things | lip dysfunction (sucking in lips, lack of lip closure, drooling).