Treating an Asymmetric Class II Case with Suresmile

by Dr. Jeff Johnson

For our patients, suresmile is that tool which allows us to plan treatment with greater confidence and predictability than ever before. In turn, this motivates patients to become partners in their treatment.
Initial Observations
Patient FR was originally seen as a second opinion for Phase 1 interceptive orthodontic treatment. There certainly were a number of issues that would make anyone’s problem list: maxillary transverse deficiency, maxillary and mandibular tooth size arch length discrepancies (crowding), as well as a mesioangulated maxillary right canine.
Treatment Plan
February 2011 SureSmile wires placed
The total treatment time for patient FR was 6.5 months involving 6 visits

Dr. Jeff Johnson

Dr. Johnson earned his DDS from the University of Iowa, where he was named to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He received his Certificate in Orthodontics and MS in Oral Biology at the Baylor College of Dentistry and is in private practice in Dallas, Texas.