Dennis T, 13 years old Before and After Metal Braces | Crossbite and Crowding


Dennis T, male, 13 years old.

Dental Problem(s):

  • Class I malocclusion
  • Moderate upper and lower space deficiency
  • V Shaped Maxilla
  • Anterior crossbite
  • Traumatic occlusion

Doctors Notes:

Treatment Objectives:

  • Alleviate space deficiency
  • Establish Ideal Class I occlusion
  • Establish Ideal Overbite and Overjet
  • Correct crossbite
  • Create wider and more attractive smile line

Treatment Plan:

  • Comprehensive orthodontic treatment
  • Non Extraction approach to treatment
  • Expand upper arch with arch wire
  • Correct the cross bite
  • Elastic therapy

Treatment Results:

  • Ideal Class I canine and molar occlusion was established
  • Cross bite was corrected
  • Ideal Overbite and Overjet were accomplished
  • Space deficiency alleviated
  • Upper and lower teeth were ideally aligned
  • Smile line was improved significantly
  • Upper Removable and upper and  lower fixed retainers were inserted

Orthodontic Treatment:

metal braces

Treatment Length:

15 months

Treatment Cost:

  • Total before insurance – $4,000
  • Insurance CIGNA PRO – $1,800
  • Remaining Balance – $2,200
  • Monthly Payments – $200/month at 0% interest until paid in full

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Additional Info:


935 Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ


Dr. John Castronova