What is a Forsus Appliance?

When your upper and lower jaws don’t line up, forsus (braces combined with springs) will slowly move your lower jaw forward, creating an ideal bite. This is an alternative to the old style head-gear.



Why do I need this?

This will bring the lower jaw forward, by creating space for crowded teeth and:

  • Correcting jaw and tooth position
  • Correcting overbite
  • Possibly preventing the chance of needing future jaw surgery

How does it work?

Slight pressure in the right direction brings the lower jaw forward. It’s working every minute while it’s in your mouth! It will take about one week for your cheeks to get used to the springs in your