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Early Orthodontic Asessment
Aug 11 2021

Early Orthodontic Assessment | Smile Makeover

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Medically reviewed by: Dr Anthony Lam BDS (Hons), MSc (Lond), MOrth RCS (Edin) Specialist Orthodontist and Clinical Lecturer at Guy's Hospital, London

Featured Smile Makeover of Early Orthodontic Assessment.

Early Orthodontic Assessment, Fixed Braces and Retention.

This patient attended for an early orthodontic assessment as it was becoming clear that his adult teeth would not have enough space to erupt in the correct positions. The early assessment meant that his dentition could be monitored for 2 years to enable his treatment to be started at the correct time.

Patients Main Concerns:

  • Overcrowding
  • Displaced Centreline
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Early orthodontic assessment
early orthodontic assessment

Further Orthodontic Assessment

Once his adult dentition had fully erupted his dentition, bite and jaw were fully assessed by Dr Anthony Lam to ensure the correct treatment was selected, to provide the most optimal orthodontic results.

Orthodontic  Assessment:

  • Mild Crowding in Lower Arch
  • Moderate Crowding in Upper arch
  • Mild Class II Div 2 Bite
  • Deviated Centreline

Final Treatment Plan

Given the results of the specialist orthodontic assessment, Dr Anthony Lam recommended upper and lower fixed braces for this patient. Fixed appliances give the orthodontist better and more consistent control over the tooth movement and provide great results in correcting discrepancies between upper and lower jaws.

Orthodontic Treatment Plan:

  • Upper and Lower Fixed Braces
  • Elastic Wear
  • Fixed Bonded Retainers
  • Removable Essix Retainers

Before & After

Early Orthodontic Assessment
Early orthodontic assessment
Early Orthodontic Asessment
Early Orthodontic Assessment
Early Orthodontic assessment
Early Orthodontic Assessment

The Results

Patient compliance in this case was fantastic, which is vital to a great result. This patient wore fixed braces for 2 years and then had fixed bonded retainers fitted, as well as removable night time retainers to secure and keep his result, for a lifetime!

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