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 DeCS Categories

E06 Dentistry .
E06.658 Orthodontics .
E06.658.453 Orthodontic Appliances .
E06.658.453.560 Orthodontic Appliances, Functional .
E06.658.453.560.100 Activator Appliances .
E06.658.453.578 Orthodontic Appliances, Removable .
E06.658.453.578.100 Activator Appliances .
 Synonyms & Historicals
/instrumentation .
/apparatus .
/appliances .
/devices .
/equipment .
/instruments .
Used with diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, analytic techniques, and specialties or disciplines, for the development or modification of apparatus, instruments, or equipment. .
Activator Appliances .
Function Activator .
Harvold Activator .
Jasper Jumper .
Activator Appliance .
Activator Orthodontic Appliance .
Activator Orthodontic Appliances .
Activator, Function .
Activator, Harvold .
Activators, Function .
Appliance, Activator .
Appliance, Activator Orthodontic .
Appliance, Andresen .
Appliances, Activator .
Appliances, Activator Orthodontic .
Bionators .
Function Activators .
Jumper, Jasper .
Orthodontic Appliance, Activator .
Andresen Appliance .
Bionator .
Orthodontic Appliances, Activator .
Loose-fitting removable orthodontic appliances which redirect the pressures of the facial and masticatory muscles onto the teeth and their supporting structures to produce improvements in tooth arrangements and occlusal relations. .
Orthodontic Appliances, Functional .
Bimler Appliance .
Frankel Function Regulator .
Herbst Appliance .
Kinetor .
Appliance, Bimler .
Appliance, Functional Orthodontic .
Appliance, Herbst .
Appliances, Functional Orthodontic .
Function Regulator, Frankel .
Functional Orthodontic Appliance .
Functional Orthodontic Appliances .
Kinetors .
Orthodontic Appliance, Functional .
Regulator, Frankel Function .
Loose, usually removable intra-oral devices which alter the muscle forces against the teeth and craniofacial skeleton. These are dynamic appliances which depend on altered neuromuscular action to effect bony growth and occlusal development. They are usually used in mixed dentition to treat pediatric malocclusions. (ADA, 1992) .
Orthodontic Appliances .
Appliance, Orthodontic .
Appliances, Orthodontic .
Orthodontic Appliance .
Devices used for influencing tooth position. Orthodontic appliances may be classified as fixed or removable, active or retaining, and intraoral or extraoral. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p19) .