Extraction and space closure
Occlusal views of lower teeth. This patient had moderate dental crowding with anterior openbite. Four first bicuspid teeth were removed and the spaces closed. By extracting teeth, she was able to correct her crowding and openbite. Total time taken for treatment was under two years.
Frontal views of the same patient. The patients upper and lower teeth were set apart (openbite) and the incisors were "crooked" due to lack of space. Following four first bicuspid teeth extraction and space closure, notice how the bite improved as well as the alignment. Total time taken was under two years.
Extraction of four first bicuspid (premolar) teeth to alleviate dental crowding.
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