Herbst Mandibular Space Closure

  • 2 maxillar molar bands with slot (0.0024 x 0.0028 inch) and ball joint
  • 1 or 2 mandibular molar bands with lever arm and slot (0.0024 x 0.0028 inch)
  • 2 pairs of moving parts (left and right sleeves and rods in the appropriate lenght)
  • NON compliance treatm­­­­­­­­­­­ent
  • Individually designed
  • screwless design
  • appliance is not visible while speaking
  • easy to insert
  • easy adjusted
  • extra thin design
  • co/cr alloy
  • SLS laser technology
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How does the herbst appliance work?

  • Mandible is forced into super class I with a telecopic appliance design
  • Patient can open, move, speak and eat, but he cannot set the mandible back into his used class II position
  • Throughout the 7 month treatment period maxillary molars will distalize and the lower molar will mesialise
  • TMJ will remodel to the new anterior condyle position
  • With our individual herbst appliance treatment, lower incisor will procline less than in existing custom herbst treatment

 

What can you treat with Herbst appliance?

  • class II /1
  • class II /2
  • maximum anchorage cases
  • space closure in the mandible
  • open bite cases
  • maxillary frontal crowding
  • maxillary lost Leeway space
  • lip incompetence in young children
  • prevent trauma to front teeth in children

 

Indication for herbst treatment at young childrens age (7 to 10)?

  • lip inkompetence
  • control leeway space
  • extreme class II/1

 

Indication for herbst treatment at childrens age (10 to 15)?

  • class II /1
  • class II /2
  • maximum anchorage cases
  • space closure in the mandible
  • open bite cases
  • maxillary frontal crowding

 

Indication for herbst treatment at adolescens age (15 to 20)?

  • class II /1
  • class II /2
  • maximum anchorage cases
  • space closure in the mandible
  • open bite cases
  • maxillary frontal crowding

 

Lower molar band with slot and lever arm

is the pefect option in space closure issues. Along with Herbst appliance treatment it will result in a perfect class I finish, because Herbst applaince keeps canines in a stable class I during space closure.

You can apply lower molar band with slot and lever arm as well together with TADs an two single brackets on the 3 and 4 in the lower.

Nevertheless you can use this gadget according with the use of elastics

 

 

 

practical tips:

Clean and rinse the enamel surface, do a 10 second etching.

Tip! In order to distinguish between sealing and tooth we recommend to mix glass ionomeric cement with one drop of blue plaque colouring agent. You will be happy when cleaning the enamel surface after treatment.

 

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Additional information

Side

Both sides, Left, Right