This 52-year-old lady wore fixed braces when she was younger and also had two upper teeth and a lower incisor tooth removed at the time. However, over time the teeth have moved and showed a degree of relapse. Her concerns were the gap between the two front teeth and her overbite. Her work commitments involved travelling abroad a significant part of the time and often to remote destinations where orthodontists are rare to find in an emergency. Our patient was keen to wear a removable brace as this would fit in with her lifestyle. Orthodontic treatment was carried out with Invisalign braces and we were able to maintain a very small gap between her two front teeth as this gap was a family characteristic and she did not want to lose this distinguishing feature. Treatment took 15 months followed by retainers. A really happy smiling patient.
A 31-year-old lady did not like the appearance of her front teeth which were protruding forwards. She also had a deep overbite and overcrowding of her teeth. We planned to remove two upper premolar teeth to create space and bring the upper teeth back and correct her bite. She wore lingual Incognito fixed braces which corrected her bite and gave her new amazing smile, which took 22 months. It was important for her work that fixed braces were not seen and lingual braces ensured no-one saw her brace treatment.
A 29-year-old gentleman wore an upper brace with the removal of upper teeth as a child but no treatment for his lower teeth. There was severe crowding of the lower front teeth and we carried out treatment with the removal of two lower teeth and fixed braces. He had his wedding nearing the end of treatment, but having lingual braces meant only his great smile was seen, with the braces hidden from view.
This lady was 27 years old and not happy with her front teeth. She had previously worn braces as a child but the teeth had relapsed and moved over time. We treated her with lingual fixed braces to correct her bite, straighten the teeth. We reduced the ‘black triangle space’ between the two upper front teeth by reshaping the two upper central incisor teeth. Orthodontic treatment took 16 months, followed by fixed and removable retainers. A very happy patient!
This 23-year-old medical student wished to improve her smile and straighten her crooked teeth, especially the twisted upper left incisor tooth. We used lingual fixed braces as she did not wish to show the braces. Treatment took 13 months, followed by retention with fixed and removable retainers.