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Down Syndrome & Malocclusion

Do you know that people with Down syndrome have a high prevalence of malocclusion?

The most common types of malocclusion among people with Down syndrome are:

  • Anterior and Posterior Crossbite
  • Open Bite
  • Crowding due to the Underdevelopment of the Maxilla.

    Malocclusion affects directly the basic oral functions as chewing, speaking, swallowing.

  • Orthodontic treatment is indicated to  improve oral function, aesthetics, and general dental health

To know more about malocclusion and its treatment, call 305 857 0990 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Camila Di Giorgio.

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