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Orthodontic Appliances

In the course of your orthodontic treatment Doctor Emma may prescribe certain gear for you to help address specific orthodontic problems. This section of the site will take you through some of the more common appliances.

For each we’ll tell you what it’s called, what it looks like, what it’s used for, the proper way to use it, and what you can expect over time as you wear the appliance. We recommend all patients who have been prescribed one of these appliances to learn all about how it’ll help you and what you need to do to achieve the maximum advantage of out it.

Here are the appliances we’ll highlight in this section:



Forsus Appliance

Headgear (Night Brace)

Herbst Appliance

Palatal Expander


TADs (Temporary Anchorage Devices)