Case Studies

The cases presented here were treated with the Motion 3D™ Appliance until they reached a Class I Platform, then they were finished with the Carriere® Self-Ligating Bracket (SLB) fixed appliance system. Clinicians are free to utilize the fixed appliance or aligner system of their choice to complete treatment after using the Motion 3D Appliance.

CASE I: Motion 3D CLEAR Appliance (3 months)

    Carriere SLX™ Brackets (8 months)
    Total Treatment Time: 11 months

    CASE II: Age 25 years

      Motion 3D Appliance
      Treatment, 12 weeks
      .014″ Nitanium NiTi Archwires, 10 weeks
      .014″ x .025″ Nitanium NiTi Archwires, 10 weeks
      .017″ x .025″ Nitanium NiTi Archwires, 10 weeks
      .019″ x .025″ Nitanium NiTi Archwires, 14 weeks
      .019″ x .025″ CNA Beta Titanium
      Archwires, 16 weeks
      Total Treatment Time: 17 months

      CLASS II Patient

        Patient treatment was: 3 months in Motion 3D Appliances, 10 months in SLX Braces.
        Patient shown in “After” photo is 6 years post treatment.

        CLASS II Patient

          Patient treatment was: 18 Months of Active Treatment, including 2.5 months wearing Motion 3D Appliances.

          Treatment time with this patient was extended due to the transposition of the maxillary lateral, along with a surgically impacted canine extrusion. The total treatment time includes 6 months of delay while the impacted cuspid dropped into the proper position.

          CLASS III Patient

            Patient treatment was: 2 months in Motion 3D Appliances, 15 months in SLX Braces.