Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 2

Management of Anterior Cross Bite in Mixed Dentition Using Catlan’s Appliance

Nishidha Tiwari1, Shilpi Tiwari2*, Dipak Sharma3

1Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Malla Reddy Dental College for Women, Hyderabad, India
2Associate Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Peoples College of Dental Science and Research Center, Bhopal, MP
3Consultant Pediatric Dentist, India

*Corresponding Author: Shilpi Tiwari MDS, Associate Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Peoples College of Dental Science and Research Center, Bhopal, MP

Received: December 27, 2019; Published: January 28, 2020



  Anterior crossbite in mixed dentition is commonly encountered malocclusion during occlusion development in children. Pediatric dentist plays crucial role in early diagnosis and providing early orthodontic intervention. It is key to guide the developing dentitions in proper functional and morphological occlusion. In present paper, three cases of anterior crossbite are discussed which are corrected using the Catlan’s appliance in a short period without any damage to the tooth or the periodontium. Catlan’s appliance is cost effective in correction of anterior crossbite, also don’t require the patient cooperation like in removable appliance.

Keywords: Anterior Crossbite; Catlan’s Appliance; Anterior Bite Plane



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Citation: Nishidha Tiwari. “Management of Anterior Cross Bite in Mixed Dentition Using Catlan’s Appliance”.Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.2 (2020): 106-109.


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