What does maxillary orthopedics consist of?

Maxillary orthopedics consists of correcting irregularities of children’s teeth when they are in the growth stage. Once that stage is finished, this specialty can no longer be used.

Benefits of Maxillary Orthopedics

  • Corrects deep bites.
  • Redirects the growth of maxillary bones.
  • Places the child’s jaw in a correct position.
  • It may prevent tooth removal.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my child needs maxillary orthopedics?

A series of studies must be done to determine the position of teeth so we can diagnose the child's dental situation.

At what age should I take my child to a maxillary orthopedics consultation?

Although the age may vary according to each patient’s case, 6 years or older is an ideal age to consider a maxillary orthopedics consultation.

What factors determine the need for maxillary orthopedics?

Family history is a factor, given that a child may have a small jaw and several large teeth, which may lead to malpositioned or crowded teeth.


  • With our patients’ approval, we use conscious sedation so they don’t lose consciousness and remain reactive without any inconvenience.
  • The consultation is given by a pediatric dentist certified by the Council of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • We have 35 years of experience in dental treatment for children.
  • Our orthodontist has more than 30 years of experience.

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