Herbst appliance

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Herbst appliance

The Herbst appliance. Research-based clinical management (2008)

The effectiveness of the Herbst appliance for patients with Class II malocclusion: a meta-analysis

Comparison of the headgear activator and Herbst appliance—effects and post-treatment changes

A comparative study of sagittal correction with the Herbst appliance in two different ethnic groups

Post-treatment occlusal changes in Class II division 2 subjects treated with the Herbst appliance

Dentoskeletal effects during Herbst-Multibracket appliance treatment: a comparison of lingual and labial approaches

Effects of headgear Herbst and mandibular step‐by‐step advancement versus conventional Herbst appliance and maximal jumping of the mandible

Herbst/multibracket appliance treatment of Class II division 1 malocclusions in early and late adulthood. A prospective cephalometric study of consecutively treated subjects

Computer tomographic and radiographic changes in the temporomandibular joints of two young adults with occlusal asymmetry, treated with the Herbst appliance

The Herbst Appliance (1995). Author: Hans Pancherz. Publisher: Editorial Aguiram, Sevilla, Spain. Price: $29.00. ISBN: 84-88153-07-4

Soft tissue effects of Twin Block and Herbst appliances in patients with Class II division 1 mandibular retrognathy

Morphological changes of the TMJ condyles of 100 patients treated with the Herbst appliance in the period of puberty to adulthood: A long-term radiographic study

The integrated Herbst appliance—treatment effects in a group of adolescent males with Class II malocclusions compared with growth changes in an untreated control group


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[E. Herbst (fl. 1930), German orthodontist] A fixed tooth-borne functional orthodontic appliance used to treat Class II malocclusions. Maxillary and mandibular fixed splints are joined by a pin and tube apparatus to control the mandibular position.

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Popowich K., Nebbe B., Major P. W. Effect of Herbst treatment on temporomandibular joint morphology: a systematic literature review. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2003;123(4):388–94.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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