Class III Appliances


Class III active appliances are used to develop the maxilla to its maximum potential in both length and position while retarding the growth of the mandible. They are used in conjunction with intraoral Class III elastics.

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Class III Retainers

Class III retainers are placed following active Class III therapy to retard the growth of the mandible. They are usually worn at night only, as 75% of the patient’s growth occurs during sleep.

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Before and After Images of Cases

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Before and After Images of Frankel Cases

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