Check out these 'before' and 'after' images!

 
Case Studies
Multiphase - Class II



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Patient 1
 
   
teeth
Front
Problem: Marked upper jaw and tooth protrusion with crowding in the upper and lower and small upper lateral incisors.
Solution: Headgear to minimise the upper protrusion then extraction in the upper to alleviate the crowding with braces.  
Notes: Upper small lateral incisors were built up by the dentist.
Patient 2
 
   

Teeth

face
Problem:Crowding with Convex soft tissue and jaw bones. 
Solution:Headgear and functional to begin, then evaluation for extraction using utility arches to manage space and finish non extraction.  
Notes: Teeth forward but acceptable.  
Patient 3
 
   
teeth
face
Problem: Marked crowding and bottom jaw back.
Solution: Expansion plate for a few months followed by functional appliance worn at night until all permanent teeth erupted and then braces to align the teeth.  
Notes: The first phase of treatment improved the bite and brought the bottom jaw forward.
Patient 4
 
   
teeth
face
Problem: Marked jaw discrepancy with the bottom jaw back and excess overjet .
Solution: Expansion followed by functional appliance and headgear to decrease the bottom jaw retrusion and upper jaw protrusion; then braces for a short time to achieve an ideal alignment.
Note: The first phase of treatment almost resulted in no further treatment being required, with a marked improvement of the relationship.