Common Treatments

CROWDING OF THE TEETH

Before
After

Patient began treatment when he was 11 years old and wore braces for 26 months. He loves his new look.


OPEN BITE - FRONT TEETH DON'T TOUCH

Before
After

As a youngster, she sucked her thumb. She began treatment at the age of thirteen. For 28 months, she wore braces and a unique appliance called a crib to retrain her tongue. She can now take a bite out of a sandwich's lettuce.


DEEP OVERBITE - LOWER FRONT TEETH BITE INTO PALATE

Before
After

To correct his substantial overbite, this 25-year-old adult patient had braces and jaw surgery, which took two years to complete. His problem may have been remedied without surgery if he had been handled when he was a youngster.


MISSING LATERAL INCISORS

Before
After

This patient's lateral incisors were missing from birth. She straightened her teeth using braces for 20 months, and then bonded "Maryland" bridges were utilized to replace the missing teeth.


UNDERBITE - LOWER FRONT TEETH IN FRONT OF UPPER TEETH

Before
After

The patient's underbite was causing her jaw joint discomfort and generating abnormal wear patterns on her teeth. After around 30 months of treatment, which she started at the age of 32, she now finds smiling and eating much simpler.


SPACING OF TEETH

Before
After

The patient was bothered by the gaps between his teeth. Braces had repaired the gaps and given him a great bite in just 24 months. With the help of special glued-in retainers, the gaps are maintained closed.


OVERJET - PROTRUDING FRONT TEETH

Before
After

At the age of ten, the patient had a significant overjet, with the top teeth protruding beyond the bottom. She had two rounds of treatment. The first straightened her teeth and improved her bite, while the second aided in the development of her jaws. At the age of thirteen, she was proudly flashing her new smile.


NON-BRACES TREATMENT

Before
After

Braces are not usually necessary to achieve significant improvements in tooth alignment. This child was first checked at the age of seven for crowding of the lower permanent teeth. The breadth of the surrounding baby teeth was decreased, and the permanent incisors aligned themselves nine months following the treatment.


PHASE-ONE

Before
After

The patient's parents were concerned about both the appearance and the health of the coming permanent teeth when they brought him to the orthodontist at the age of eight. The upper front teeth were displaced significantly from their normal positions, while the lower front teeth were crowded and in touch with the palate. After 12 months of Phase-One treatment with an expander and partial braces, the patient's aesthetics and dental function had significantly improved.