Face Masks and Headgears

More Than Braces

Sometimes effective orthodontic treatment needs adjunctive accessories like Face Masks, Headgears, Fixed screws.
These are required to be worn to improve the quality of result achieved as they help in modulating the growth in a more favourable direction.
Face masks and Headgears are removable and are worn 12-14 Hours a day over a period of 6-12 months and are proved to produce beautiful and desirable aesthetic facial changes.
Expansion screws help us to expand jaws in narrow arches allowing more space for alignment of teeth and are also known to improve breathing in indicated patients.
There are more adjunctive devices known as functional appliances which are used to facilitate proper growth modulation of jaws and are used in combination with fixed braces to achieve better results.