Specialist Appliances

Specialist Appliances

 

NTI / Tanner / Michigan Appliance

What is it for? Relief of headaches and TMJ pain, achieved by realigning the jaw relationship. What does it look like? Hard, clear acrylic bite plane precision built / ground to perfectly realign the jaw.

 

Sleep Apnea / Anti-Snoring Appliance

Sleep apnea is the abnormal pausing in breathing during sleep, which can last from a few seconds to minutes and can occur five to thirty times or more an hour.

 

What is it for? Improves breathing during sleep. This is achieved by protruding the mandible, which reduces the pressure exerted by the soft tissues on the airway.

 

Bluegrass Appliance

What is it for? Used as a thumb-sucking deterrent.

 

What does it look like? A fixed appliance that places a bead of acrylic anteriorly in order to obstruct the thumb-sucking action.

THE PAVILION PARK HOUSE
45 THE PARK YEOVIL

SOMERSET BA20 1DF

Tel: 01935 477468

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