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 DeCS Categories

E06 Dentistry .
E06.658 Orthodontics .
E06.658.453 Orthodontic Appliances .
E06.658.453.560 Orthodontic Appliances, Functional .
 Synonyms & Historicals
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) .