Fixed: Class I Extraction Case

Case ID : TS3-020
Doctor : Dr. Tim Shaughnessy (USA)
Start Date : 2013-10-07
Finish Date : 2015-05-12
Age : Adolescent
Age in Years : 13
Gender : Female

Extraction : Extraction
Diagnosis : Class 1
Malocclusion Diagnosis : Open Bite
Mechanics : Labial

  • Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Time – 27 Month 100% 100%
  • Actual OrthoPulse Treatment Time – 19 Months, 29% Less Time, 8 Months Faster 71% 71%

Case Commentary : Adolescent with severe crowding and skeletal open bite pattern previously expanded. Canines out of occlusion on both sides.

Treatment Goal : Resolve crowding, bring the canines into occlusion, and maintain positive overbite throughout treatment.

Retention Used : Fixed retainer in mandibular anterior, removable upper.

Treatment Plan : Traditional first premolar extraction therapy

Analysis of Results Achieved : Crowding resolved and maintained positive overbite in high angle patient.