Fixed: Class III, Cuspid Substitution

Case ID
BX8RN-013
Doctor
Dr. Tito Norris (San Antonio, TX)
Start Date
Finish Date
Age
Adolescent
Age in Years
12
Gender
Female
Extraction
Extraction
Diagnosis
Class 3
Mechanics
Labial
Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Time
30 Months
Actual OrthoPulse Treatment Time
14.0 Months
52% Less time
16 Months faster
Case Commentary

Very challenging Class III skeletal case with missing first premolar and pegged #7.

Treatment Plan

A cuspid substitution treatment plan was chosen, with extraction of #7 for better symmetry. Following conversion of cuspids to lateral, two palatal TADs were utilized as anchors to protract the maxillary posterior teeth anteriorly.

Analysis of Results Achieved

The rate of tooth movement achieved was encouraging for such a difficult case.