Patient #1: PROTRUDING FRONT TEETH (PHASE I & PHASE II TREATMENT)
CHIEF COMPLAINT: Narrow Arch & significant overjet (horizontal incisor overlap) Patient had a 13 mm overjet. This is significant because the finished result should be two-three mm. Over 99% of the malocclusions (bad bites) treated are better that this.
Facial Profile – Recessed chin
Skeletal Problems – Protruding upper jaw
Dental Problems – Severe horizontal overlap
– Omega ( Ω )shaped arches
PATIENT #1: COMPLETION OF PHASE I
Facial: The recessed Chin is better!
Dental: The 1st molar relationships have beencorrected and the horizontal overlap is better. The omega (Ω) shaped arches have been expanded.
PATIENT #1: POST-TREATMENT
Facial Profile: Looks normal
Skeletal: Measurements are within normal range. Overjet changed from 13 mm to 2mm.
Dental: The Patient and her Dentist think the smile & bite is great! Finished over 14 years ago and still looks great!