SHORT TERM BRACE Case studies by Dr Adam Glassford


The following pictures are all before and after cases prepared and completed entirely by Dr Adam Glassford and his ceramic technician Phil. No photo re-touching or digital enhancement has been used whatsoever

Short term brace to align uneven teeth


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This case shows a healthy set of teeth but uneven levels. The lateral incisors are higher up than the central incisor teeth. Options were discussed and I advised against ceramic veneers as this would have been too destructive to achieve a good result.
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A system called QST (Quick Straight Teeth) was used. This employs discreet ceramic brackets rather than the traditional metal ‘train tracks’. The treatment in this case took just over 3 months to complete.
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The final result is stabilised with fixed wire retainers bonded to the backs of the teeth to prevent relapse.