Herbst Appliance Treatment

Correct your overjet and improve your bite with our effective Herbst appliance treatment

  • Thousands of patients have achieved beautiful smiles with us
  • Made from supportive steel bands
  • Weekend and evening appointments available
  • Prevents tooth extractions and surgery
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How it works

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Consultation with a
specialist private orthodontist


You’ll have a consultation to discuss private treatment options.
Get in touch to book
an appointment

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A Herbst appliance will be fitted to your teeth


An appliance will be comfortably fitted by one of our clinicians.

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Treatment takes place to transform your smile


We will be there every step of the way to ensure you get the results you desire.

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post-treatment care


Once your private treatment is complete, we’ll provide you with retainers custom-made just for you

What Is A Herbst Appliance?

A Herbst appliance is used to correct overjet issues and misalignment with the upper and lower jaw. It is named after its inventor, Dr. Emil Herbst. Herbst appliances can be worn with braces or they can be used as a singular orthodontic treatment.

The Herbst device works to gently apply force with the help of supportive stainless steel bands that are bonded to your four back molars with two telescopic attachments, which promotes growth between the upper and lower jaw. Thus, this orthodontic appliance helps in correcting the overbite.

Why Choose Herbst Appliance Treatment:

  • Minimal Compliance: Herbst orthodontic appliances are fixed in place, allowing minimal effort from patients as the device works 24 hours a day to promote growth.
  • Effective: Herbst appliances have been a trusted and popular treatment used by orthodontists for many years.
  • Improves Facial Profile: The appliance works to shape patients' facial profiles by realigning the upper and lower jaw.
  • Suitable for Children Age 9 and Over + Adults: The device works tremendously for both adults and children over the age of 9 as their jaw growth is developing.
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What You Need To Know About Using A Herbst Appliance

Typically, the Herbst appliance is worn for 12 to 15 months, but the duration can vary depending on the individual case and the severity of the overbite.

Patients may experience some discomfort initially, and they might need to adjust to speaking and eating with the appliance. Regular check-ups and adjustments by the orthodontist are necessary to monitor progress and make any necessary changes to the appliance.

​​After the Herbst braces are removed, patients may still require a period of wearing braces to fine-tune the alignment of the teeth and ensure a stable bite.

Why choose us

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Happy Patients

We’ve treated over 10,000 patients who consistently report being highly satisfied with their results.

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Flexible appointments

We offer appointment times to suit you, with evening and weekend appointments.

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Affordable for all

0% finance plans available, making orthodontic treatment affordable for everyone.

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Leading orthodontists

We are proud to have highly qualified and experienced orthodontists and clinicians in-house.

Contact Us

Ready to improve your smile with a Herbst Appliance?

Send us a message below and one of our orthodontists will be in touch shortly. You can also call us now on 020 3733 4187.

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