After about 18 months of treatment, the top teeth have been moved back and up. In the top photo, you can see more of the bottom teeth and the alignment of the teeth looks appropriate. In the bottom photo, you can see that the angulation issue has been resolved. The result was a confident and happy patient.
Through the use of fixed appliances and 24 months of braces, all of the issues were corrected. The front four top teeth now appear in front of the front four bottom teeth and the cuspid has been brought back into proper alignment and it is now a functional tooth.
Fixed braces were placed and results were achieved in 18 months. All of the teeth are now in proper alignment and are fully functional.
These results were achieved in 12 months through the use of fixed braces. You can now see the tooth that was almost entirely hidden.
Fixed braces were applied and the crossbite was corrected in 6 months.
This issue was corrected with fixed braces. The treatment time was 8 months and the teeth on top are now in front of the teeth on the bottom.
A removable appliance was made to guide the tooth into its proper position.
Space was created using a fixed appliance for the tooth, and the alignment is being maintained by a removable retainer until the last adult tooth, indicated by the yellow arrow, fully erupts into place.
After 8 months of treatment, the laterals are now in the correct position. They are being retained by a fixed retainer, which will be removed after all of the adult teeth have erupted into place. The two teeth with silver fillings are still baby teeth.
The alignment of the teeth is corrected with the the fixed retainer. The health of the gum tissue is greatly improved.