Alex R, Male 14 years old, Before and After Metal Braces | Extraction Case and Severe Crowding


Alex R, male, 14 years old.

Dental Problem(s):

  • Class I malocclusion
  • Severe upper and lower space deficiency
  • Lower midline is deviated to the right
  • Shallow overbite

Doctors Notes:

Treatment Objectives:

  • Alleviate space deficiency
  • Establish ideal Class I occlusion
  • Establish ideal overbite and overjet
  • Align the midlines

Treatment Plan:

  • Comprehensive orthodontic treatment with fixed metal orthodontic appliances
  • Extraction of upper and lower first premolars

Treatment Results:

  • Ideal overbite and overjet were accomplished
  • Ideal Class I canine and molar occlusion were established
  • UpperĀ and lower midlines were aligned
  • Severe space deficiency alleviated
  • Upper and lower teeth were ideally aligned
  • Upper removable and lower fixed retainers were inserted

Orthodontic Treatment:

metal braces

Treatment Length:

21 months

Treatment Cost:

  • Total before insurance – $4,000
  • Down payment – $1,000
  • Remaining Balance – $3,000
  • Monthly Payments – $200/month at 0% interest until paid in full

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Additional Info:


935 Allwood Road Clifton, NJ


Dr. Paresh Shah