Open bite

Intrusion
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Expansion
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Proclination
Courtesy of Dr K. Chaowakitcharoen, 2021
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Treatment Summary

Patient Information

  • Age: 33
  • Gender: female
  • Invisalign Treatment Option: Invisalign Comprehensive

Total Treatment Time

  • 16 months

Number of aligners

  • Maxillary: 40
  • Mandibulary: 40

Aligner Wear time

  • 2-weeks

Retention

  • Maxillary: Vivera retainer
  • Mandibular: Vivera retainer

Results achieved

  • Class I relationship achieved
  • Class I relationship maintained
  • Functional canine guidance on both sides
  • Normal  overjet and overbite achieved
  • Overjet improved
  • Significant improvement of overbite
  • Significant improvement of overjet
  • Midlines coincident
  • Proper axial inclination of incisors
  • Curve of Spee leveled
  • Arches aligned and coordinated
  • Alignment of both arches through derotation
  • Arch form improved
  • Aesthetic smile line was achieved 
  • All treatment goals were achieved case
  • Harmonic arches were achieved

Comments

Anterior Open Bite has been corrected by:

  • Sequential intrusion at upper molars.
  • Expansion in upper and lower premolars.
  • Proclination of lower incisors.
  • Good Compliance.

Images

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Progress

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Radiographs

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