Common Orthodontic Issues

Crowding

Before
After

16 months of Invisalign treatment to correct significant lower crowding.


Open bite - Habit Correction

Before
After

This patient had a thumb sucking habit. She wore thumb sucking appliance for approximately 6 months to close the anterior open bite the habit caused.


Deep overbite - Lower front teeth bite into palate

Before
After

A deep overbite can easily be corrected using clear Invisalign aligners in as little as 14-16 months.


Missing lateral incisors

Before
After - space created Retainer with temporary teeth in place

This patient's lateral incisors were congenitally missing. She wore Invisalign aligners for 24 months to move the teeth into their correct positions, then the missing teeth were temporarily replaced with a retainer until she is able to have implants placed.


Underbite - Lower front teeth in front of upper teeth

Before
After

This patients underbite was corrected in 16 months using Invisalign aligners.


Spacing of teeth

Before
After

Spaces closed after only 8 months in Invisalign aligners!


Overjet - Protruding front teeth

Before
After

This patient wore Invisalign aligners for 20 months to correct his significant over jet. He can now close his lips together without strain.


2 Phases of Treatment

Before
After

This patient's parents were concerned about both aesthetics and the health of the erupting permanent teeth. Sometimes a patient can greatly benefit from a Phase 1, or early intervention treatment, followed by a Phase 2 when all the permanant teeth have erupted. This patient has bilateral crossbites and an anterior open bite.

Dr. Biljana Trpkova
55 Shawville Blvd SE
Calgary, AB T2Y 3P3
(403) 201-9964

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12:00pm – 7:00pm
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