A.Oral health expert
The plate will not widen the jaw. the only way to do this is by orthodontic treatment. If you make it so that he only bites as far as the plate, the back teeth will not be in contact. This creates a whole host of other problems for the developing teeth/bite.
Phone orthodontists in your area and see if there are any that accept medical aids. You do not necessarily have to go to the one your dentist referred you to.
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