Deep bite and crowding: K Clear case study

Updated: Jun 16

Klasse II mit moderatem Tiefbiss und Engständen



Patient details


Age: 25 years

Gender: female

Chief complaint: Crowding in the upper and lower jaw



Diagnosis


  • Skeletal tendency to class II

  • Class II edentulous and molar ratio bilaterally

  • Weak crowding in the maxilla (4 mm)

  • Weak to slight crowding in the mandible (3 mm)

  • Displacement of the lower midline: 5 mm

  • Moderate deep bite: 4-5 mm

  • Retroclined upper front teeth



Treatment plan


Number of aligners


Top: 20 aligners (2 phases) and 2 refinements (1 phase)

Bottom: 20 aligners (2 phases) and 2 refinements (1 phase)

Total treatment time: 10 months




Treatment goal


Alignment of the upper and lower teeth

Achievement of a Class I relationship of the molars and canines

Correction of the midline shift

Correction of the deep bite and proclination of the upper front teeth

Stabilization of overjet and overbite




Results and aftercare


Crowding resolved, minor deviation from Class I ratio of molars and canines. Overjet and overbite stabilized.

Correction of the midline shift by 4 mm. Resolution of crowding with the help of ASR. Further adjustment of overjet and overbite.



Pictures of the results


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