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What does Carriere appliance do?

What does Carriere appliance do?

What does the Carriere Motion Appliance do? The Carriere Motion Appliance helps align mis-aligned back teeth before braces or Invisalign treatment begins. The Carriere Motion Appliance moves the upper and lower teeth for a more aligned bite.

What is a Carriere Distalizer?

The Carriere Distalizer is an orthodontic device developed to correct a bite without removing permanent teeth when teeth have erupted incorrectly.

How does a Carriere Distalizer work?

The Carriere Distalizer is an orthodontic device designed to correct a bite. Its effects are akin to those of orthodontic headgear, and it pushes teeth back in their correct place. It is used when teeth have erupted the wrong way. When the Distalizer has corrected the patient’s bite, the orthodontist will remove it.

How to place the Carriere distalizer Class II appliance?

4. Placing the Carriere Distalizer Class II Correction Appliance: A. Place: Using a locking hemostat, forceps or tweezers, grab the arm of the distalizer, and position the distalizer onto the teeth. Position the molar pad first on the molar, then position the cuspid pad onto the mesial third of the cuspid (or 1st bicuspid). B.

Where does the Carriere distalizer measure on the face?

• Using a Carriere Distalizer Ruler, which comes included with the appliance, measure from the midpoint on the facial surface of the maxillary first molar buccal groove (U6) to the midpoint of the facial surface of the maxillary cuspid (U3). The appliance will be bonded from the 1st molar to the cuspid.

How does a Carriere distalizer work on teeth?

A Carriere Distalizer consists of a curved bar that is attached to two teeth—a canine tooth and a molar tooth—on each side of the mouth. Elastics are then used to produce a force strong enough to move top and bottom teeth into optimal relationships. The curved bar can be clear or metal.

How to fix an overbite using a Carriere distalizer and?

An overbite can be corrected with the use of an appliance called a Carriere Distalizer. Orthodontics focuses on fixing bite issues as well as straightening teeth. By combining Invisalign with a Carriere Distalizer, the doctors at Burke & Redford Orthodontists can accomplish both goals. What Is An Overbite?