Crowded teeth are when the teeth are crossing over each other and there is no room for the teeth to erupt in its proper place.
A deep bite is when the upper teeth cover the lower teeth.
An opening in the roof of the mouth (the palate) due to a failure of the palate to fuse during embryonic development.
Phase I Treatment
The goal of early orthodontic treatment, also known as Phase I or interceptive orthodontics, is to guide the growth and development of the child’s jaw so that there is enough room for permanent teeth to come in straight.