Open bite

Elastics: Class II
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Elastics: Class II in Additional Aligners
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Intrusion
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Retraction
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First premolar extraction

Treatment information

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

Diagnostic Summary

  • Open bite

Use of:

  • Elastics: Class II
  • Elastics: Class II in Additional Aligners
  • Extraction
  • Intrusion
  • Retraction
  • First Premolar extraction
  • Optimized root control attachments (G4) on Buccal 3.3 (LL3)
  • Optimized support attachment on upper laterals (G7) on Buccal 2.2 (UL2)
Courtesy of Dr. F. Yuan 2020

Photos

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Progress
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Radiographs

ClinCheck treatment plan

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Initial
Additional Aligners

Treatment summary

Results Achieved

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

Total treatment Time

  • 27 months

Number of aligners

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

Aligner wear time

  • 10 days

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

Retention

  • Maxillary: Hawley
  • Mandibular: Other clear