Types of Appliances
Designed for the correction of Class II bites and to improve facial profiles.
The Herbst will encourage growth in the lower jaw and can eliminate the
need for extracting teeth and/or the need for surgical corrections.
The purpose of the Palatal Expander is to widen the upper jaw. It is
placed across the roof (palate) of the mouth.
The Frozat Appliance is a lower arch expander used to create space
and develop arch shape. Typically, the Frozat is used in conjunction
with the Palatal Expander.
It is very important to wear retainer appliances following the completion
of orthodontic treatment with braces. Failure to wear the retainer
appliances as prescribed by Dr. Jusino may result in shifting teeth.