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Functional Orthodontic Appliances (Herbst Appliance) Summary

Description: Loose, usually removable intra-oral devices which alter the muscle forces against the teeth and craniofacial skeleton. These are dynamic appliances which depend on altered neuromuscular action to effect bony growth and occlusal development. They are usually used in mixed dentition to treat pediatric malocclusions. (ADA, 1992)

Also Known As: Herbst Appliance; Orthodontic Appliances, Functional; Bimler Appliance; Frankel Function Regulator; Kinetor; Appliance, Bimler; Appliance, Functional Orthodontic; Appliance, Herbst; Appliances, Functional Orthodontic; Function Regulator, Frankel; Functional Orthodontic Appliance; Kinetors; Orthodontic Appliance, Functional; Regulator, Frankel Function

Networked: 106 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 21 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Functional Orthodontic Appliances is Relevant

  1. Malocclusion (Crossbite) : 11 outcomes 18 studies in 83 results
  2. Angle Class II Malocclusion (Angle Class II) : 2 studies in 12 results
  3. Root Resorption : 2 studies in 4 results
  4. Bites and Stings (Sting) : 1 study in 17 results
  5. Overbite : 1 study in 4 results
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Drugs Related to Functional Orthodontic Appliances

Therapies Related to Functional Orthodontic Appliances

  1. Orthodontic Appliances
  2. Splints
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Functional Orthodontic Appliances (Herbst Appliance)
  5. Vertical Dimension (Occlusion Vertical Dimension)
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