Commonly Asked Questions on Plates
There are a variety of plates used in orthodontic treatment, our most commonly used plate is called ‘Twin Blocks’. These are removable plates used to correct the lower jaw position.
The plastic blocks encourage the lower jaw to position itself forward. Over time, the bone and muscle adapts to the new ideal position. This plate can only be used during specific periods of a child’s or early teens growth cycle.
What else do teeth orthodontic plates correct?