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Case Presentation: Early Treatment Open Bite: 2 Phases

Case Details

Patient presented at age 7 with a severe anterior open bite, bilateral cross bite and mild lower crowding. Pt had a daytime and night time digit habit with resultant tongue thrust. Parents were concerned about her speech, smile and the ability of her to chew her food.

Doctor Name: Tim Auger
Doctor Location: Monterey, CA
Age: 7
Gender: male
Start Date: 2008-06
End Date: 2013-01
Class: 2
Treatment Plan: 2 phases with early expansions, lower arch space maintenance. Secnd phase arche development with Wilso Mechanics and full appliances
Products Used:
  • Copper Nickel-Titanium Wire
  • Early treatment
  • Synergy Brackets
  • Wilson


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