Fixed: Class I Extraction Case

Case ID
TS3-020
Doctor
Dr. Tim Shaughnessy (USA)
Start Date
Finish Date
Age
Adolescent
Age in Years
13
Gender
Female
Extraction
Extraction
Diagnosis
Class 1
Malocclusion Diagnosis
Open Bite
Mechanics
Labial
Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Time
27 Months
Actual OrthoPulse Treatment Time
19.0 Months
29% Less time
8 Months faster
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.