hello Dr my niece is about 2 years old,she has a under bite jaw.its not very severe but she is having this problem by birth.i want to know can it be corrected with out surgery?from which age the treatment should be start as she is only 2 years old.plz guide me.

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 16 - January - 2013, at 20:20 PM

  • At the age of 2 it is difficult to say about the under bite as the milk teeth are still erupting.All the milk teeth are in the mouth by the age of three. You have to visit the dentist to find out when the treatment should start as the treatment depends upon the sort of discrepency. it can be skeletal or it can be dental and the treatment varies . For more info on children dentistry you can visit the following link....http://www.identalhub.com/articlecategory-children-dentistry-33.aspx

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