Carriere® Motion 3D Appliance
The Carriere Motion 3D Class II Appliance is a state-of-the-art system that rapidly corrects dental overbites without the use of headgear. The Motion 3D Appliance is gentle, effective, and fast, shortening treatment time by up to 9 months. Unlike headgear, the Motion 3D Appliance is comfortable and unobtrusive.
If you opt for treatment with the Motion 3D Appliance, Dr. Wong will place it before you start treatment with braces or aligners. Think of the Motion 3D Appliance as a way to jump start your orthodontic treatment—once your overbite is corrected, you can expect to spend less time in braces or aligners. The appliance is attached to your first molars and canines and rubber bands are used to connect your upper jaw and lower jaw to correct your overbite.
Advantages of the Carriere Motion 3D Class II Appliance
We offer a number of options for correcting overbites. During your consultation, we’ll help you choose the best solution for your needs. Some of the benefits of the Motion 3D Appliance include:
- The Motion 3D Appliance reduces the need for tooth extractions prior to treatment.
- There is no headgear needed with the Motion 3D Appliance.
- The duration of orthodontic treatment is shortened by using the Motion 3D Appliance.
- The Motion 3D Appliance is discreet—no one will know you’re wearing it unless you open your mouth wide and pull back the corner of your mouth.
- The Motion 3D Appliance is comfortable, minimally invasive, and allows for better oral hygiene.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Carriere Motion 3D Class II Appliance
What is the Carriere Motion 3D Appliance?
The Carriere Motion 3D Appliance is an orthodontic device that is used to correct overbites before treatment with braces or aligners. There are several options for correcting overbites, but the Carriere Motion 3D Appliance is one of the most comfortable and efficient solutions available.
Does the Carriere Motion 3D Appliance hurt?
Patients report some soreness with the Motion 3D Appliance. This is typical of most orthodontic treatments, as they work by applying light-but-constant pressure on the teeth and jaw in order to influence their shape and positions.
How long does treatment with the Carriere Motion 3D Appliance take?
Every patient is different, but the Motion 3D Appliance is usually needed for three months.
How do you care for the Carriere Motion 3D Appliance?
You can brush and floss as normal with the Motion 3D Appliance—there are no special tools needed to keep it clean.
Is the Carriere Motion 3D Appliance right for me?
During your consultation with Dr. Wong, he’ll conduct a thorough exam of your teeth and go over the different treatment options available for correcting your overbite. Not every treatment is right for every patient, but the Motion 3D Appliance is a great fit for most patients.
Call 203-625-9888 to learn more and schedule your appointment.