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TREATMENT
Remove the cause : First line of treatment is to remove the  cause if it is known and monitor the  growth . For severe c...
Early intervention : Early intervention to correct nasal  obstruction may lead to reversal of the  associated craniofacia...
Delayed intervention : Delay in intervention may result in unsuccessful orthodontic treatment which may require orthognat...
Phase I:Fixed ApplianceTherapy: Rapid maxillary ( Palatal ) expansion  (RME) is an orthodontic treatment to  broaden the ...
Cont... It can be accomplished in about 3 weeks  in patients 8 to 20 years of age . No need for expansion of the mandibu...
Phase II :dental compensation  After expansion therapy , The lingually   inclined lower molar will be corrected   spontan...
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  1. 1. TREATMENT
  2. 2. Remove the cause : First line of treatment is to remove the cause if it is known and monitor the growth . For severe cases , Adenoidectomy with or without tonsillectomy is by far the most common treatment for nasal obstruction in children .
  3. 3. Early intervention : Early intervention to correct nasal obstruction may lead to reversal of the associated craniofacial changes . Some of these changes can be noted as young as age three but most are commonly detected at about age five .
  4. 4. Delayed intervention : Delay in intervention may result in unsuccessful orthodontic treatment which may require orthognathic surgery at an older age .
  5. 5. Phase I:Fixed ApplianceTherapy: Rapid maxillary ( Palatal ) expansion (RME) is an orthodontic treatment to broaden the maxillary arch which also serves to widen the nasal vault and improve nasal patency. It is indicated in the late mixed dentition and contraindicated in primary dentition.
  6. 6. Cont... It can be accomplished in about 3 weeks in patients 8 to 20 years of age . No need for expansion of the mandibular arch because most cases with large mandible and constricted maxilla . If mandibular arch is constricted , we can use slow mandibular expansion therapy .
  7. 7. Phase II :dental compensation  After expansion therapy , The lingually inclined lower molar will be corrected spontaneously .  Also , patient may slightly overexpanded and diastema in the maxillary anterior region , although these can be corrected easily by full-fixed braces .

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