REMOVABLE APPLIANCES

Removable appliances are custom fabricated appliances / plates for a patient and are utilized to deliver predetermined forces to the teeth / facial bones through muscles to bring about desirable changes in their position . These can be removed by the patient during eating food and brushing teeth. Some removable appliances should be used all the time except for eating food and brushing teeth, others can be used only few hours per day as instructed by the orthodontist.