functional jaw orthopedics

(redirected from functional orthodontic therapy)

func·tion·al jaw or·tho·pe·dics

utilization of muscle forces to effect changes in jaw position and tooth alignment by removable appliances.

func·tion·al jaw or·tho·pe·dics

(fŭngkshŭn-ăl jaw ōrthŏ-pēdiks)
Use of muscle forces to effect changes in jaw position and tooth alignment by removable appliances.
References in periodicals archive ?
HYBRID AESTHETIC FUNCTIONAL APPLIANCE (HAF): HAF appliance is intended to integrate aesthetics in functional orthodontic therapy. It is of double plate design consisting of thermoplastic and acrylic parts.
Full browser ?