Adolescent Cases

Case I - Class I Spacing | Case II - Class I Full Tx – Expansion | Case III - Class I Crowding with Extractions | Case IV - Class II Herbst with Full Tx | Case V - Class II Crowding – Extraction Upper First Bicuspids | Case V - Class II Crowding – Bimetric

Case I – Class I Spacing

Problems:

  1. Spacing in the Upper Arch
  2. Vertical Overbite
  3. Horizontal Overbite
  4. Upper Frenum Muscle between the Front teeth

Treatment:

  1. Full Braces
  2. Rubber Bands to Finalize the Bite
  3. Frenectomy- removal of the muscle between the front teeth
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Case II – Class I Full Treatment/Expansion

Problems:

  1. Constricted Upper Arch
  2. Crowding in Both the Upper and Lower Arches
  3. Vertical Overbite

Treatment:

  1. Expander in the Upper Arch
  2. Full Braces
  3. Rubber bands to finalize the bite
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Case III – Class I Crowding with Extractions

Problems:

  1. Severe Crowding in Both Arches
  2. Horizontal Overbite

Treatment:

  1. Extract Four First Bicuspid Teeth
  2. Full Braces
  3. Rubber Bands to Finalize the Bite
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Case IV – Class II Herbst with Full Treatment

Problems:

  1. Back Bite is Off a Full Tooth due to a Retrusive Lower Jaw
  2. Horizontal Overbite
  3. Vertical Overbite
  4. Spacing in the Upper Arch due to a Thumb Sucking Habit

Treatment:

  1. Stop the Thumb Sucking Habit
  2. Herbst Appliance to correct the Overbite and Retrusive lower Jaw
  3. Full Braces
  4. Rubber Bands to Finalize the Bite
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Case V – Class II Crowding/Extraction Upper First Bicuspids

Problems:

  1. Back Bite is Off a Full Tooth
  2. Vertical Overbite
  3. Crowding in Both Arches

Treatment:

  1. Extract Two Upper Bicuspid Teeth
  2. Full Braces
  3. Rubber Bands to Finalize the Bite
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Case VI – Class II Crowding/Bimetric


Problems:

  1. Crowding in the Upper Arch
  2. Vertical Overbite
  3. Left Side Bite is Off a Half of a tooth

Treatment:

  1. Full Braces
  2. Rubber Bands to Correct the Left Side Back bite
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