Orthodontic Problems

Specialist Orthodontist

This is a small gallery of a variety of types of cases that have undergone treatment with Dr. Carolyn.

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Open-Bite

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An Open-Bite is when the upper teeth & lower teeth do not meet when closed.


This can occur on front teeth or back teeth.


This case was managed with conventional metal braces.


Treatment Time: 18 months

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Cross-Bite

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A Cross-Bite is when the upper teeth sit on the insides of the lower teeth.


This can occur on front teeth, back teeth or both.


This case was managed with an expansion appliance and conventional metal braces.


Treatment Time: 24 months

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Trauma

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Trauma can cause teeth to be displaced or sometimes avulsed.


Dental Trauma should always be managed quickly and appropriately.


This case was managed with a combination of surgery and conventional metal braces.


Treatment Time: 36 months

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Deep-Bite

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A Deep-Bite is when the top teeth cover more than 2-3mm of the bottom teeth.


This can cause severe wear of the upper teeth as well as extensive gum trauma and recession.


This case was managed with a combination of surgery and ceramic braces.


Treatment Time: 36 months

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Crowding

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A Crowding occurs when there is inadequate space in the jaw for the teeth.


This can be due to a discrepancy between the size of the teeth and jaws which can result in increased risk of decay or gum problems.


This case was managed with clear aligners.


Treatment Time: 36 months

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Spacing

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A Spacing occurs when there is too much space in the jaw for the teeth.


This can be due to a discrepancy between the size of the teeth and jaws.


This case was managed with Lingual Hidden Braces.


Treatment Time: 36 months

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The information contained on this website is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek advice from a dental professional.

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