Open bite

Intrusion
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Retraction
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First premolar extraction
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Elastics: Class II
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Elastics: Class II in Additional Aligners
Courtesy of Dr. F. Yuan, 2020
Before picture of treatment

Treatment Summary

Patient Information

  • Age: 38
  • Gender: female
  • Invisalign Treatment Option: Invisalign Teen

Total Treatment Time

  • 27 months

Number of aligners

  • Maxillary: 67 + 22 = 89
  • Mandibulary: 67 + 22 = 89

Aligner Wear time

  • 10 days

Retention

  • Maxillary: Other clear
  • Mandibular: Hawley

Results achieved

  • Class I relationship achieved
  • Functional canine guidance on both sides
  • Normal overjet and overbite achieved
  • Proper axial inclination of incisors

Comments

  • We extracted all 4's to retract the anterior teeth
  • We used power arms on lower canines and lower first molars
  • The posterior intrusion was used to help to correct the open bite

Images

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Progress

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Radiographs

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