Orthodontic treatment for prominent upper front teeth (Class II malocclusion) in children and adolescents.

@article{Batista2018OrthodonticTF,
  title={Orthodontic treatment for prominent upper front teeth (Class II malocclusion) in children and adolescents.},
  author={Klaus Bsl Batista and Badri Thiruvenkatachari and Jayne Harrison and Kevin O'brien},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD003452
        }
}
BACKGROUND Prominent upper front teeth are a common problem affecting about a quarter of 12-year-old children in the UK. The condition develops when permanent teeth erupt. These teeth are more likely to be injured and their appearance can cause significant distress. Children are often referred to an orthodontist for treatment with dental braces to reduce the prominence of their teeth. If a child is referred at a young age, the orthodontist is faced with the dilemma of whether to treat the… CONTINUE READING
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