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Toddler with an underbite

(4 Posts)
Jezabella1 Mon 01-Aug-16 11:25:31

My son has a slight underbite, his bottom teeth are very slightly in front of the top ones and I'm concerned it's affecting his speech. Has anyone had any experience of this?

BITCAT Mon 01-Aug-16 12:49:33

My son has overbite and is having braces to try rectify it but they don't usually use braces until all baby teeth have fallen out.
Maybe see if you can speak to gp and get a speech referal to check whether it is effecting his speech. My son also has a odd shaped jaw which causes a natural slant on his bottom set.

Jezabella1 Mon 01-Aug-16 14:16:36

Thanks, that's really helpful. He lisps a bit but I understand that could be normal at this age.

BITCAT Mon 01-Aug-16 14:54:13

My daughters 10 and still has a lisp. Try not to worry. If your are concerned speak to gp or hv.

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