Fixed: severe crowding and significant rotation

Case ID : TS1.5-001
Doctor : Dr. Tim Shaughnessy (USA)
Start Date : 2012-12-24
Finish Date : 2013-11-05
Age : Adolescent
Gender : Male

Extraction : Extraction
Diagnosis : Class 1
Malocclusion Diagnosis : Crowding
Mechanics : Labial

  • Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Time – 24 Month 100% 100%
  • Actual OrthoPulse Treatment Time – 10 Months, 57% Less Time, 14 Months Faster 43% 43%

Case Commentary : This patient presented with severe mandibular anterior crowding and significant rotation of the maxillary incisors. The patient’s compliance (53% overall) cooperation was particularly good at the beginning of treatment contributing to a very quick alignment of the upper arch in 17 days. Note that this included a significant change in root angulation of maxillary incisors.