This is seen when the upper front teeth significantly overlap the lower front teeth vertically, so the lower front teeth are not visible.

Deepbite Examples

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Often the treatment may involve the use of an upper removal plate worn full-time for a period of 6-12 months.

If there are any other problems which need addressing at the same time the treatment may include initial widening of the top jaw to create more bone and space for the alignment of the teeth.

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EXPANSION PLATE
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REMOVABLE PLATE

This is usually carried out using an expansion plate bonded to the upper back teeth and braces placed across the upper six front teeth.

After the expansion plate and braces are removed a removal upper plate is then issued to retain the alignment of the teeth and to address the overbite.