Definitions for "Herbst appliance"
Fixed appliance designed commonly for front to back bite problems. It is used in patients with a full permanent dentition. In children, it has an orthopedic (bone) affect as well as moving teeth. In adults, it is only moving teeth. Twin block A removeable functional appliance designed commonly for bite problems. It is an appliance for youngsters in the age range of 9-12.
Fixed or removable appliance designed to effect an orthopedic change of the mandible much like an activator. The appliance obliges the jaw to function in an anterior position to stimulate sagittal correction of Class II malocclusions.
a fixed-growth appliance that repositions teeth