Fixed: Class II with Crowding

Case ID
TS1.5-007
Doctor
Dr. Tim Shaughnessy
Start Date
Finish Date
Age
Adolescent
Age in Years
13
Gender
Female
Extraction
Non-extraction
Diagnosis
Class 2
Malocclusion Diagnosis
Crowding
Mechanics
Labial
Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Time
32 Months
Actual OrthoPulse Treatment Time
23.0 Months
27% Less time
11 Months faster
Case Commentary

Adolescent patient who wore a Herbst appliance in combination with fixed appliance therapy. Class II, crowding, and increased overbite.

Treatment Goal

Class II correction, bite opening, and resolution of crowding.

Retention Used

Fixed retainer in mandible, removable maxillary retainer.

Treatment Plan

Herbst appliance for growth modification and comprehensive fixed appliance therapy for alignment and inter-arch correction.

Analysis of Results Achieved

Very nice esthetic and dental result. The combination of Herbst appliance therapy for Class II correction and fixed appliances for tooth movement resulted in an excellent fit and nice facial balance.