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ORTHODONTIC ENGINEERING TOOLS OF THE TRADE Th e Twin-block is a removable, bite, the blocks fi t together in a certain way that encourages your jaws to grow into the correct biting position. Much like other removable appliances, when initially fi tted there is an adaptation period of up to three days where your mouth may produce more saliva. To make sure you have a short adaptation period, you will need to wear the appliance for the minimum number of hours specifi ed by your orthodontist. functional appliance which derives its name from the split nature of the device in which you have an upper block and a lower block which fi t together like twins. When you EFFECT OF FUNCTIONAL APPLIANCES ON THE PROFILE BEFORE: Th e lower jaw is smaller than the upper causing an adverse profi le where the top appears to stick out as shown in the silhouette. AFTER: Th e jaws have been brought into alignment by wearing functional braces which has corrected the profi le creating a much straighter silhouette. TWIN BLOCK APPLIANCE ≥ BLOCK A BLOCK B BOW CRIB ≥ ≥ SSHH!! DON'T TELL ANYONE I'VE HAD A FUNCTIONAL! IT DOESN'T REALLY MATTER BECAUSE 3 OF MY FRIENDS ALSO HAD THE SAME I'M GLAD I WORE MY FUNCTIONAL... PEOPLE CAN'T STOP SAYING HOW GREAT I LOOK 109 Smiles & F aces The Comprehensive Guide To Orthodontics Octagon Orthodontics www.octagonorthodontics.com ORTHODONTIC BRACES


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