Anterior cross bite

Before

After

Patients main complaint:

The upper left front tooth is pushed backwards and upper canines and are twisted.

Goals of treatment:

Clear the cross bite, while levelling and aligning the upper and lower teeth. We also wanted to rotate the canines.

Duration of treatment:

This course of treatment took 5 months to complete.

Severe crowding, with a deep over bite

Before

After

Patients main complaint:

This patient did not like her upper front teeth and wanted her teeth straight. Initially the patient was not concerned about her lower teeth but when I explained to her that as a person ages, more of the lower teeth become visible, she decided to do both the upper and lower jaws.

Goals of treatment:

To open the patients bite, while straightening her teeth.

Duration of treatment:

This case was more complex and took 14 months to complete.

SMS with extraction

Before

After

Patients main complaint

“Bumped up lower front teeth” it looked crowded. Patient also did not like the shape and shade of her front teeth.

Goals of treatment

To straighten the patient’s lower teeth and to Veneer the front teeth after completion of her orthodontic treatment. The lower left front tooth was extracted and the space closed to leave a beautiful symmetrical smile.

Case duration

This case took 10 months to complete. We followed the orthodontic treatment up with veneers, 2 months later in order to allow for the teeth whitening to settle.