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Pendulum orthodontic appliance

Summary Information: Pendulum orthodontic appliance

Pendulum orthodontic appliance: A pendulum orthodontic appliance is a fixed device used to move the upper molars back and align the upper teeth, in effect correcting an overbite, or mandibular deficiency (class II malocclusion); the device consists of metal bands around the upper molars, connected to an acrylic piece that lies against the palate.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Pendulum orthodontic appliance

These diseases are related to the medical device Pendulum orthodontic appliance:

  • Mandibular deficiency (class II malocclusion, overbite)

Other Names For Pendulum orthodontic appliance

  • Lingual orthodontic pendulum
  • Pendulum

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