Upper and Lower molars align properly, but teeth are crooked. 72% of ortho cases. Upper molars are positioned too far forward (anterior) compared to the lower molars. 22% of ortho cases. The upper first molar is positioned behind the lower first molar. 6% of ortho cases.
An orthodontic patient needs to visit his or her general dentist at least every 6 months for a cleaning and check-up to monitor the health of the teeth and gums, ensuring great results when treatment is complete!