About Your Child's Care and Condition
When the upper jaw grows too much, it is most noticeable by the "gummy smile" it creates. This condition, called maxillary hyperplasia, doesn't just affect appearance, though. Specializing in growing bodies, our team is trained in restoring all of your child's facial functions.
Maxillary hyperplasia can make it difficult to close the lips and creates an underbite. Our pediatric specialists use the newest developments in surgical repair to correct the size of the maxilla (upper jaw). This improves both appearance and function of the face.