Herbst

Herbst-Appliance2 copy The Herbst appliance has been used for many years in the treatment of Class II malocclusions in children. With minor modifications, the Herbst appliance has been proven to be effective in the treatment of snoring to moderate OSA.

“Adjustability” is the primary advantage of the Herbst appliance in snoring and OSA cases. The tube and plunger mechanism advances the jaw into a forward position. If symptom relief is not immediately achieved from the initial bite registration advanced position, this unique design allows for additional advancement of the mandible.