Neutral Bay Family Dental

116 Military Road,  Neutral Bay, NSW 2089,  02 9908 4028
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Functional appliances

Orthodontic functional appliances are devices that are used to correct skeletal and dental irregularities. They are often used in growing patients, as the appliance can take advantage of the natural growth process to guide the teeth and jaws into a more ideal alignment. These appliances can be used to treat various conditions, such as overbite, underbite, and crossbite.

Functional appliances work by applying gentle forces to the teeth and jaws, which stimulates the bones to grow and move in a specific direction. The appliance is typically worn for a few months, and then followed by either aligners or braces to continue the tooth movement process.

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