Crowding of the teeth

crowding of the teeth before Before    crowding of the teeth after After

Patient started treatment at age 11 and wore braces for 26 months. Treatment consisted of an expander, braces, and a retainer after treatment was completed.

Open bite - Front teeth don't touch

open bite before Before   open bite after After

Patient sucked her thumb as a young child. She started treatment at age 13. She had braces and a Thumb Crib appliance, which is used to retrain the tongue, for 28 months.

Deep overbite - Lower front teeth bite into palate

deep overbite before Before   deep overbite after After

This adult patient, age 25, required braces and jaw surgery to correct his severe overbite, with treatment taking 2 years total. His problem could have been corrected without surgery if he had been treated as a child.

Missing lateral incisors

missing lateral incisors before Before   missing lateral incisors after After

This patient's lateral incisors were congenitally missing. She had braces for 20 months to move the teeth into their correct positions, then the missing teeth were replaced with bonded "Maryland" bridges.

Underbite - Lower front teeth in front of upper teeth

underbite before Before    underbite after After

Patient's underbite was causing her jaw joint discomfort and excessive wear patterns on her teeth. After approximately 30 months of treatment, starting at age 32, she now finds smiling and chewing much easier.

Spacing of teeth

spacing of teeth before Before    spacing of teeth after After

This particular patient was bothered by the spaces between his teeth. Braces closed the spaces and gave him an ideal bite in 24 months. Special glued-in retainers help keep the spaces closed after treatment was completed.

Overjet - Protruding front teeth

overjet before Before    overjet after After

At age 10, this patient had a big overjet with the top teeth protruding beyond the bottom. She had two phases of treatment. The first helped her jaws to grow more harmoniously, and the second aligned her teeth and bite. At age 13, she was proudly displaying her new smile!

Non-braces treatment

non braces treatment before Before    non braces treatment after After

Sometimes braces are not needed to get noticeable improvements in tooth alignment. This patient was first seen at age 7 for crowding of the lower permanent teeth. A procedure was performed to reduce the width of the adjacent baby teeth and the permanent incisors aligned on their own in 9 months.


phase 1 before Before    phase 1 after After

This patient's parents were concerned about both aesthetics and the health of the erupting permanent teeth when they brought him to the orthodontist at age 8. The lower front teeth were crowded and touching the palate, and the upper front teeth were extremely displaced from their normal positions. After 12 months of Phase-One treatment with an expander and partial braces, this patient's appearance and dental function were vastly improved.

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