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Functional Appliances

Functional Appliances are usually, however not exclusively, removable appliances that are used for the correction of bite problems in the pre-teens. There are many varied designs to suit the problem being addressed. The Twin Block appliance is an example where we wish to improve the lower jaw position and protrusive top teeth. We can use a Twin Block as an interceptive appliance before a patient is ready to have comprehensive treatment.

Twin Block Appliance