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Appliances > Functional Appliances

Functional Appliances

Also called orthopaedic appliances, these are used mainly to correct a skeletal class II deformity.

  • Holds the mandible in a forward position until the muscle reflex responsible for holding the mandible has modified so that the muscles are ‘reprogrammed’ to hold it in its new position

  • Can be used for the correction of class III skeletal deformity to a limited extent

  • To increase over-bite in deep bite cases

  • As a night time appliance to maintain the repositioning of the mandible after TMJ treatment

Call 020 7387 6930 or email for more information.

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