Orthopaedic and Orthodontic Appliances
The majority of the appliances mentioned below are removable. The same type appliances can also be designed to be bonded in place, to overcome compliance problems. All of the appliances are available in a variety of colours and designs.
Call Triple O Dental Laboratories on +44 (0)121 702 2353 for an appliance brochure and colour chart.
Upper and lower E-Regaining AppliancesDesigned to regain lost arch length through early loss of deciduous teeth.
Upper and lower Schwarz AppliancesDesigned to increase the transverse width of the arches.
Upper Schwarz / SagittalDesigned to increase both the width and the arch length.
Lower JacksonDesigned to increase the arch width and the arch length.
Upper SagittalDesigned to increase the arch length.
Upper 3D SchwarzDesigned to increase both the transverse width and the arch length.
Nord ApplianceDesigned to widen one quadrant of the arch.
Upper 3D with Frankel PadsUsed to develop the overall size of the upper arch and generally used in conjunction with a reverse pull headgear to advance the entire maxilla.
Rapid Palatal ExpanderDesigned to widen the arch, which actually splits the midline suture.
RN-SagittalDesigned to increase both the transverse width and the arch length.
Upper and lower Crozat AppliancesUsed only in the permanent dentition to increase the transverse width of the upper or lower arches.
Upper and lower A.L.F. AppliancesDesigned to increase both the transverse width and also the arch length. These are the latest "state of the art" appliances, constructed of a very light, resilient, springy wire, and attached to very retentive cribs by means of gold solder.
Class III Labial BowUsed on the lower arch to retain the arch width as well as allow for intra-oral class III mechanics.
Twin Block ApplianceDesigned to increase arch width upper or lower, and also to advance the mandible into a more forward position.
Frankel III ApplianceDesigned to control mandibular growth whilst advancing the maxillary dentition.
BionatorDesigned to change lower jaw position, both the vertical and horizontal planes.
Bite Advancing Twin BlockWhere the skeletal overjet is increased this design allows for continuous advancement.
Spring Hawley RetainersAn active retainer, ie. teeth can be mildly reset to align and then held and retained in this position.