Case Report

Multiple Purpose Essix Appliance


  • Hasan Babacan
  • Fırat Öztürk
  • Cenk Doruk

Turk J Orthod 2008;21(3):236-242

A new design of Essix appliance and its fabrication are described in this article. This case report illustrates both correction of anterior cross bite and distal movement of maxillary molars. This new vacuum formed Essix appliance can be a reasonable alternative to conventional appliances.

Keywords: Essix appliance, mixed dentition, molar distalization