Get answers to your child's growth, nutrition, and feeding behavior questions.
If micrognathia interferes with feeding, you'll need to use special feeding techniques and equipment. You can learn these techniques through special programs that are available at most hospitals.
Contact your health care provider if:
The doctor will do a physical examination and may ask questions about the history of the problem, such as:
The physical examination will include a thorough check of the mouth.
The following tests may be performed:
If there are other symptoms of an inherited condition, the child may need to be tested for that condition. The health care provider might recommend surgery or orthodontic devices.
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