Before and After - The Magic of Braces
Below are pictures of actual patients that benefited from Dr. Hurst's
Next to each picture is a summary of the intial problem.
We rarely extract permanent teeth. This is a combination of the "Art"
and "Science" of orthodontics.
Corrected with lower
No extractions were done
Count the teeth
Tongue thrusting and
prevented the teeth
from coming together.
When the first
permanent teeth come
in very crooked,
it may be wise to
straighten them early.
Without tooth extractions
The patient appears to have a
large "overbite", but it was actually
insufficient lower jaw growth.
This correction was made without
This patient had excessive lower
jaw growth and the lower teeth fit
in front of the upper teeth. This
problem was corrected without
tooth extractions or surgery.
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