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The reduction of the overbite was achieved initially with the anterior bite plane then a reverse curve of Spee was placed in the lower archwire to control the overbite.
Some assistants may assemble the bitewing XCP in an "inverted" way; by reversing the orientation of the bitewing film holder so that the bite plane is towards the medial aspect of the mouth and the film-holding plane and its film-holding slots face the teeth being imaged.
Disadvantages like discomfort, gingival irritation, patient cooperation, molar extrusion, can be eliminated with the use of bite plane in scissor bite correction.