Appliance

App-Expansion3way
Expansion – 3-Way
Removable appliance used for widening of the dental arch in 3 dimensions and to gain space.
App-HawleyRetainer
Support Hawley Retainer
This retaining appliance with its inclined bite plane behind the front teeth is placed after the use of a Twin Block functional appliance. The Twin Block functional appliance has stimulated the growth of the lower jaw.
App-Distal expansion
Distal Expansion
Used to increase the forwards-backwards dimension of the dental arch to gain more space
App-LateralExpansion
Lateral Expansion
This appliance is used to widen the dental arch sideways(left and right) to gain more space and to correct cross bites.
App-HawleyRetainer
Hawley Retainer
An appliance used following certain treatments to maintain the position of the corrected teeth
App-Chincup
Chin Cup
An extra-oral traction appliance which can be used to restrict excessive forwards growth of the lower jaw in certain Class III cases
App-Lipbumper
Lip Bumper
This removable appliance slips into 2 tubes fitted on the lower molars. The lower lip exert pressure on the white plastic shield and causes the molars either to move backwards or at least stops any forwards movement of the molars.The appliance can also be used to expand the dental arch. When the lips are closed the appliance becomes invisible
App-ProtractionFacemask
Protraction Facemask
This appliance, usually used in combination with fixed appliances and expansion therapy, will stimulate forward growth of the upper jaw and simultaneously restrict forwards growth of the lower jaw.
App-FixedRetension
Fixed Retension
These fixed retainer wires are placed behind the teeth following fixed brace treatment to maintain teeth in their corrected position long term.
App-RapidPalatalExpansion
Rapid Palatal Expansion – Full Fixed Appliances
This fixed cemented expander is used to expand the upper jaw. Activation usually occurs daily and a small space will open up initially between the 2 front teeth. This appliance is used to create space and to correct cross bites.
App-RapidPalatalExpansionPartial
Rapid Palatal Expansion – Partial Fixed Treatment
This fixed cemented expander is used to expand the upper jaw. Activation usually occurs daily and a small space will open up initially between the 2 front teeth. This appliance is used to create space and to correct cross bites.
App-SpaceMaintainer(fixed)
Space Maintainer (Fixed) For Later Implant Placing
This fixed appliance consisting of two bands is placed after completion of treatment to maintain the space of an absent tooth, till an implant can be done.
App-TongueCrip
Tongue Crip
This fixed appliance cemented on the molars in the upper jaw will prevent the tongue pushing forward between the teeth and will also prevent finger sucking.
App-TongueTamer
Tongue Tamer
This small fixed attachment is placed on the inside of the teeth to prevent the tongue thrusting.
App-TwinBlock
Twin Block Functional Appliance
These two appliances are worn simultaneously to stimulate growth of the lower jaw and to reposition the chin point forwards.
App-Mouthguard
Mouthguard
The use of mouthguards to prevent injuries is well known.
A mouthguard is a device which is manufactured from an elastic, shock-absorbing material (mostly a type of soft plastic or rubber) which fits over the teeth and part of the gingiva (gum), and contacts the opposing arch when the mouth is closed.
App-ElasticLigatures
Elastic Ligatures (Donuts)
Donuts are used in association with the “Edgewise” orthodontic techniques and the purpose thereof is to keep the archwire in the bracket slot.
App-QuadHelixExpansion
Quad Helix Expansion
This fixed/removable appliance acts like n spring which exerts light forces sideways onto the teeth and consequently widens the dental arch circumference to create more space. A 3-4 mm space gain is possible. The appliance can also be used to correct cross bites and to create more anchorage.
App-Twin-Force
Twin-Force Functional Appliance
This spring loaded appliance acts as a growth manipulation appliance in patients with an under developed lower jaw and helps to correct the Class II malocclusion of the patient. It is being used in growing patients and it is not removable.