Tests and treatments

Bone plates

  • When? Bone plates are used to control the growth of jaws during a growth spurt, but also to enable the movement of specific teeth. For some patients, the orthodontist recommends the use of one or more bone plates.
  • What is it? The oral and maxillofacial surgeon installs these plates, thereby ensuring additional orthodontic possibilities. The surgeon installs the bone plates through an incision in the gums.
  • How? The entire procedure is performed through the mouth. The bone plates are removed once they are no longer needed.

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Latest publication date: 10/01/2024