TransForce Transverse Appliance

Intermediate Course


  • To attain lateral arch development
  • To attain sagittal arch development
  • To minimize or eliminate Phase II

Instruments & Materials Needed (Prior to Start of Class):

  • Band Pusher/Scaler
  • Boley Gauge
  • Hollow Chop
  • Light Wire Plier (Long Bird Beak)
  • Mathieu Plier–Hook Tip & Wide Tip
  • Pin and Ligature Cutter
  • Three Prong Plier
  • Weingardt Plier

Materials Provided:

  • TransForce Transverse Appliance
  • 1/4” Light Elastics
  • .012 Long Ligature Wires
  • Glide Ties


Virtually Invisible Assistance for Arch Development

Designed tor ease of user the TransForce² Arch Developer Appliances are preprogrammed to allow appliances to be placed without laboratory work. Both the Transverse and Sagittal styles may be placed using first molar bands with standard .036 x .072 lingual sheaths.

Each TransForce² Arch Developer Appliance may be easily adjusted per patient. In addition, each expander module contains Nitanium Coil Springs generating approximately 200 grams of gentle biocompatible force.

TransForce² Transverse Arch Developer

The Transverse Appliance has an expansion module to increase the inter-canine width ^expands at the cuspids) and may be used in the upper or lower arch when expansion is required to accommodate crowding in the labial segments, or to correct arch width in constricted arches.

TransForce² Sagittal Arch Developer

The Sagittal Appliance is specifically designed for anterior arch development (creates space by advancing the 3×3 labially} and is often indicated for simultaneous use in both arches. The appliance operates on the slide principle and may be used unilaterally or bilaterally to extend arch length.

The Transverse and Sagittal Appliances arc available in multiple sizes, individually or a starter assortment kit. Best of all. the developers are universal, which allows tor less inventory as they can be used for either upper or lower arch development.


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