Types of Appliances
Achieving Your Perfect Smile
Appliances for Precise Orthodontics
Orthodontists use a variety of “appliances” and techniques to achieve desired results that contribute to the overall effectiveness of treatment. While most are aware of “braces” a type of “appliance,” other specialized dental devices can be added into a patient’s treatment plan. These devices or appliances are often needed to prepare the teeth or jaw for braces, or used in conjunction with orthodontic movement using braces. In all cases, it is important to follow your doctor’s instructions for use and care. We are experts in giving the information needed to use our appliances; but, cooperation from you, the patient, is the key factor in achieving the most effective and efficient treatment.