Adult Male- (Potential jaw surgery case)-severe anterior openbite. He had braces only and no jaw surgery!
Early Expansion (age 7)- Before upper expansion patient had lower crowding and lower receded gum lines. After only upper expansion, before braces lower crowding and gum recession passively disappeared.
Early Expansion (age 7)- Before expansion patients upper canine teeth were impacted, and had severe crowding. After expansion; before braces there was no longer any crowding.
Early Expansion (age 7)- Before expansion patient was severely crowded! After upper expansion but before braces NO extractions will be necessary to finish this case!
Adult Male (Age 48)- severe anterior openbite before braces.. He had braces only, no extractions and no jaw surgery!
Early Expansion (Age 6)- Before expansion patient had anterior openbite. After upper expansion and BEFORE braces the patient no longer had an openbite, and had no tooth extractions. Ready for braces!