Early Expansion (age 7)

Before the upper expansion, the patient had lower crowding and lower receded gum lines.

After only upper expansion and before braces, lower crowding and gum recession passively disappeared.

Early Expansion (age 7)

Before the expansion, the patient’s upper canine teeth were impacted and had severe crowding.

After expansion but before braces, there was no longer any crowding.

Early Expansion (age 7)

Before the upper expansion, the patient had lower crowding and lower receded gum lines.

After only upper expansion and before braces, the lower crowding and gum recession passively disappeared.

Early Expansion (Age 6)

Before the expansion, the patient had an anterior open bite.

After upper expansion and BEFORE braces, the patient no longer had an open bite and had no tooth extractions. Ready for braces!

Early Expansion (age 7)

Before the expansion, the patient was severely crowded.

After upper expansion but before braces NO extractions will be necessary to finish this case!

Adult Male

Before, the patient had a severe anterior open bite and was a potential case for jaw surgery.

He had braces only and no jaw surgery!