Posted by: Ibrahim Khansa, MD , Kaitrin Kramer, DDS, MS, PhD on Jul 22, 2022

Many patients with facial differences, including cleft lip and palate, have changes to their jaws that result in the top jaw being behind the bottom jaw, resulting in an underbite. Potential treatment options include headgear, braces and surgery. One novel treatment option is bone anchored maxillary protraction, also known as bollard plates.

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