The initials ALF stand for Advanced Lightwire Functionals. It is an orthodontic structure which can be applied to the inside of the patient’s teeth. The ALF has been designed to help align the teeth and the jaw bones over a period time.
AcceleDent is an extra device which can be used to speed up the overall treatment time for orthodontic procedures. With constant new advances in orthodontic technology, AcceleDent can be used alongside braces to accelerate the total time it takes to achieve beautifully straight teeth.
Depending on which braces you have chosen, you may have an archwire that is the function applying gentle pressure to straighten your teeth. For example, 6 month smiles and damon braces both use an Arch wire.
The Herbst is a type of orthodontic appliance which can help correct a patients overjet. Often the Herbst will be used alongside an orthodontic treatment, but in some cases, it can also be used as a standalone treatment (for overjets).