Associated Dental Technicians, Inc. has become a licensed Clark Twin Block™ appliance manufacturer. The Twin Block™ is designed for full-time wear and achieves rapid functional correction of malocclusions. The Twin Block™ appliance makes use of posterior bite blocks in each arch, cut at a 70° angle that directs desired occlusal forces through continuous mandibular displacement. The appliance can be used to treat a variety of malocclusions, depending on the variations in design.
Advantages of the appliance include: no speech distortion, full-time appliance, no tongue restrictions, shortened treatment period because of intensive wear, adapts itself well to other appliances, can be designed to close an open bite and does not interfere with eating.
For additional information, contact Mark Parrott at (800) 237-1723.