Before & After in Ypsilanti, MI

Incredible results and inspiring journeys; below are some examples of patients treated in our practice!

Crowding of the Teeth

BeforeBefore
AfterAfter

This patient started treatment at age 15y9mos and wore braces for 25 months. She loves her new smile!


Deep Overbite: Upper Front Teeth Excessively Overlap the Lower Front Teeth

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AfterAfter

This adolescent patient started treatment at age 12y11mos and wore braces for 23 months. He loves the result, and his bite feels much more comfortable.


Spacing of Teeth

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AfterAfter

This adult patient, age 36, wanted orthodontic treatment to close the spaces. She wore braces for 24 months. She has an upper fixed (glued-in) retainer to help keep the spaces closed.


Overjet: Protruding Front Teeth

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AfterAfter

This patient did not like how her upper teeth were too far in front of her lower teeth. She started treatment at age 9y11 months and she was finished at age 12. Her treatment involved braces and a Herbst appliance to help guide her jaw growth.


Openbite: Front teeth Don’t Touch

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AfterAfter

This adult patient, age 24, did not like that most of her teeth did not touch when biting down. Her treatment involved upper and lower braces with TADs (temporary anchorage devices) to help close her bite. She was in treatment for 22 months.


Missing Lateral Incisors

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AfterAfter

This patient’s lateral incisors were congenitally missing. She had braces to move the teeth into the correct position. She now wears a clear retainer with pontics to replace the missing teeth. She will have implants placed when she is old enough.


Underbite: Lower Front Teeth in Front of Upper Teeth

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AfterAfter

This patient found her underbite very uncomfortable. Her treatment lasted 26 months and involved both braces and a jaw surgery.


Phase I: Underbite

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AfterAfter

This patient presented at age 8 with a narrow upper jaw and an underbite. She had a phase I expander and upper partial braces to correct the bite. Phase I treatment lasted 15 months, and we are now observing her while she continues to grow.


Phase I: Openbite

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AfterAfter

This patient sucked his thumb as a young child. He started treatment at age 8 with a special appliance called a tongue crib. He also had braces on the upper front teeth.

What Our Patients Are Saying

  • "My best experience at this office was when my son was diagnosed with Leukemia at 11 years old and I was a complete wreck. The office staff sent a bouquet of cookies for us. Dr. Meade is so amazing. She has been a TRUE blessing through this process. Love this office and their hospitality." – William L.

  • "The staff are friendly and courteous. The doctor is great and very experienced. The environment is neat and clean. My children and I are very happy to go there.". – Ghada A.

  • "The first appointment was the best. Everything was explained clearly. Walking into a complete unknown about the procedure was very stressful for Angela and me. The staff made us feel at home and we left with a solid plan. Angela now looks forward to coming to the Meade office with no fear. You are doing everything right." – Angela B.

  • "It is always a pleasant experience going into the office. All the staff take the time to say hi or chat for a minute even if they are not directly working with you that day. It's a very relaxing, stress-free environment." – Joseph M.

  • "From the initial appointment and evaluation to making the subsequent appointments and each appointment thereafter. Everyone is lovely yet efficient. We feel part of the family. We also love the festive atmosphere. Great job!" – Briella S.

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