Class II: Moderate Crowding

Case ID
BX8ML-018
Doctor
Dr. Marc Lemchen (New York, NY)
Start Date
Finish Date
Age
Adolescent
Age in Years
12
Gender
Female
Extraction
Non-extraction
Diagnosis
Class 2
Malocclusion Diagnosis
Crowding
Mechanics
Labial
Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Time
27 Months
Actual OrthoPulse Treatment Time
16.0 Months
41% Less time
11 Months faster
Case Commentary

Adolescent patient with a Class II cuspid and molar relationship on both sides, 30% overbite, 3 mm overjet, and mild anterior crowding. Her mandibular anterior teeth were flaring and there was a midline shift of 2 mm to the right. She also presented minimal labial stripping of the mandibular central incisors.

Treatment Goal

Anterior alignment, reduction of overbite and overjet, and establishment of Class I molar and cuspid relationships.

Retention Used

Fixed lingual maxillary and mandibular retainers. Removable maxillary and mandibular nighttime retainers.