Class II div 1
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Increased overjet
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Maxillary midline deviation
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Crowding

Expansion
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Elastics: Class II
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Leveling curve of Spee
Courtesy of Dr. C. Shu, 2019
Before picture of treatment

Teen case of the month

Dr. C. Shu

Doctor quote:" The teenage years are the perfect time for Invisalign treatment. I was very happy to seeĀ that this patient's new smile improved her confidence and gave her a more positive outlook on life."

Dr. C. Shu

Treatment Summary

Patient Information

  • Age: 12
  • Gender: female
  • Invisalign Treatment Option: Invisalign Teen

Total Treatment Time

  • 11 months

Number of aligners

  • Maxillary: 26 + 9 = 35
  • Mandibulary: 26 + 9 = 35

Aligner Wear time

  • 1-week

Retention

  • Maxillary: Other
  • Mandibular: Other

Results achieved

  • Class I relationship achieved
  • 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 linewas achieved
  • All treatment goals were achieved case
  • Harmonic arches were achieved

Comments

  • The following factors were needed to complete and maintain the correction:
  • Correct diagnosis
  • Good treatment plan
  • Good cooperation from the patient
  • Monitoring in treatment
  • Retainer use

Images

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Progress

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Radiographs

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