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The Quad Helix is a multifunctional appliance that may be used to correct crossbites, expand posterior segments, or align crowded teeth. The Quad Helix appliance has many adjustment points that may be activated intraorally with a three-prong plier. The Quad Helix may commonly be fabricated as a removable appliance for extraoral adjusting.
The simplest form of a Quad Helix expansion appliance. The Expansion “W” may be used on either arch, maxillary or mandibular.
The transpalatal arch appliance maintains acquired expansion with a solid transpalatal bar. An omega loop may also be used for adjustment or molar rotation. Available as a permanent retainer or a removable appliance.
Lingual arch appliances are available in custom lengths, contours, and adaptations. They may include adjustment loops and may be removable from bands.
Rapid Palatal Expander appliances provide maximum sutural separation space of up to 13mm in a minimum period of wear. Each turn of the activator screw produces approximately .2mm of lateral expansion. Our standard design is two-banded, but a four-banded Rapid Palatal Expander appliance is also available.
Designed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by Dr. Bruce Haskell of University of Louisville and Dr. John Mink of University of Kentucky, the Bluegrass Pediatric Appliance is used for children with a thumb sucking habit and is a positive alternative to the palatal rake or crib designs. The appliance is inserted in a mixed or permanent dentition, and the child …
The Band and Loop unilateral space maintainer prevents adjacent teeth drifting into edentulous areas after exfoliation or extraction. The distal shoe variation is used subgingivally to assist the eruption of an underlying permanent tooth.
The Nance appliance is a holding appliance used to prevent mesial molar drift. The curved design is useful as well in expanding or rotating alignment of the molars. The Nance holding appliance may be used with either straight or curved arms, and may be applied as a removable or a soldered band appliance.