3M Unitek presents an
optimal solution for
Class II Correction:
Automatic, hygienic, comfortable More than providing an attractive smile, orthodontic If you wear a Forsus Appliance, there are a few
The solution is the Forsus™ Fatigue treatment also corrects the alignment of the upper teeth guidelines to follow to keep it clean and operational,
Resistant Device. This appliance to the lower teeth for a more integrated bite. This is called but it requires no adjustments or changes by the
continuously applies light force Class II Correction. wearer. It works continuously all day long toward
without any need to make daily achieving the treatment goal.
Historically, Class II
changes or adjustments. It is an
Correction often required The length of time that the Forsus Appliance is worn
open-coil spring, so it is easy
wearing headgear varies, depending on the level of correction needed for
to brush clean and because it is
and facebows for each case. But during the time that it is worn, the design
positioned in the back of the mouth, it
several hours daily features intended to provide both comfort and effective
is not very visible to others. In addition,
Traditional despite the potential correction should provide among the most efficient
patients will be able to open their mouths Headgear Apparatus
for embarrassment and means of Class II correction of any treatment option.
wider than with other treatment options.
discomfort. Other early products functioned completely inside
the mouth but required multiple appointments for installation,
or could become ineffective in a short amount of time.
The Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device is 3M Unitek’s innovation
for this important treatment need. In line with 3M’s legacy
• Class II Correction is a common part of practical innovations such as Post-it® Notes or Scotch®
of orthodontic treatment. Adhesive Tape, the Forsus Corrector combines the functional
efficiencies required by your Orthodontist with the convenience
• Treatment options have traditionally you desire.
involved external apparatus that The Forsus Appliance may be placed in a single
require daily patient maintenance. appointment. Its
components are a
• The Forsus™ Fatigue Resistant Device telescoping spring on a
is installed in one appointment and, small metal extension to
provide light, continuous
because it works continuously, can
pressure on the teeth.
achieve treatment goals quickly.