Dental Braces Corrections in Somerville NJ
Please take a moment to view Before and After case studies of Mint Orthodontics LLC patients who received braces to correct their spacing and bite. For more information, or to make an appointment with Dr. Shinmachi, please use our Appointment form or call us: Mint Orthodontics Somerville Orthodontic Office Phone Number (908) 526-0808.
Case Study #1: Spacing and Impacted Teeth
Problem: Upper spacing between front teeth. The patient also had two impacted maxillary canines.
Treated: Upper and lower braces for 23 months; the patient had successful surgical exposure of maxillary canines by an oral surgeon.
Case Study #2 Flared Teeth
Problem: Excessive spacing in the front teeth. The front teeth were also flared/proclined too far forward.
Treatment: treated with upper and lower braces in 17 months total. The patient now has a “permanent retainer” behind the upper front teeth to make sure space does not re-open.
Case Study #3 Overbite and Overjet
Problem: Increased overbite (“deep bite”) and overjet.
Treated with upper and lower braces in 23 months.
Problem: Underbite; This condition is classified as Class III malocclusion and causes pain and discomfort, and may even feel self-conscious about their bite.
Treatment: The patient was in braces for 26 months and was compliant with his elastics.