This patient initially presented with a deep overbite and large Diastema (Gap) between his upper front teeth. Patients with these presentations will often ask me if they can just close their upper Gap with upper arch treatment only. In some cases where minimal correction is needed this may be possible. However, for this specific patient where a large overbite is present with considerable overlap between the upper and lower front teeth, both upper and lower arches need to be t
This patient presented with a large upper diastema (Gap), deep overbite and dental crowding. If you notice in the first photo, the patient also had a blocked out tooth in buccal crossbite. After completing full upper and lower braces treatment, the diastema was closed, deep bite corrected and all teeth were properly aligned.
Total treatment time: 1️⃣8️⃣ months. The patient was overjoyed with his smile transformation!