Patient Gallery

Smiles are the greatest asset of your personality. Showing off your new smile is a great way to improve your self-esteem. Our team is proud to share the hard work and determination required to make your smile special. Our gratification comes from the smiling results of our patients. Look at what your new smile can do for you. Please check back often as we continually update our “Patient Gallery” page. If you would like to have your smile on our website, please call our office.

Case #1

Diagnosis

  • Severe underbite due to a deficient upper jaw
  • Severe upper crowding
  • Excessive overlap of the front teeth

Treatment

  • Upper and lower braces
  • Rubber bands
  • Treatment time: 24 months

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AFTER

gallery2.jpg ** Jaw surgery was also a treatment option for this patient, but was not necessary due to excellent rubber band wear by the patient. Also, the patient's amount and direction of jaw growth was favorable.

Case #2

Diagnosis

  • Severe overbite with a small lower jaw and upper incisor protrusion
  • Crowding
  • Deep overbite with impingement of the lower front teeth on the roof of the mouth

Treatment

  • Upper and lower braces
  • Headgear at night (for 12 months), and rubber bands to correct the overbite and to improve jaw relationships
  • Time in braces: 32 months

BEFORE

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AFTER

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**Extraction of permanent teeth was an option, but was not needed due to excellent patient cooperation with headgear and elastics.

Case #3

Diagnosis

  • Underbite due to a combination of a small upper jaw and a large lower jaw

Treatment

  • First phase of a two-phase orthodontic treatment
  • Reverse pull facemask headgear to protract the upper jaw and redirect lower jaw growth
  • Upper partial braces
  • Headgear worn for 12-14 months (nights only)

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**Patient will need a second phase of orthodontic treatment when the permanent teeth have erupted, which will consist of full braces and rubber bands. Estimated time for the second phase is 20-22 months.

Case #4

Diagnosis

  • Adult patient with moderate to severe upper and lower crowding and a narrow upper jaw

Treatment

  • Full braces and rubber bands
  • Time in braces: 18 months
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