Nance and/or LLHA

We offer Nance and/or LLHA appliances in Orlando, FL 32809. The appliances are used as a space maintainer to prevent undesirable dental movements in the upper and lower arches. NanceIt fits across the roof of the mouth and LLHA fits across the backside of the lower teeth, is attached to bands placed on two upper and lower molars.

This appliance offered by our office in Orlando, FL, 32809, is passive and keeps the first permanent molars from drifting forward and/or to save space for any unerupted permanent teeth. Generally, little or no discomfort is felt from these appliances.

How to Clean the Nance Appliance

Brush your teeth as you normally would taking more time to brush around the entire appliance. In addition to brushing, you should floss under the appliance. Using a Waterpik can be very helpful. If swelling occurs, use warm salt-water rinses to reduce the gingival swelling. If swelling occurs, use warm salt-water rinses to reduce the gingival swelling. If the swelling worsens, contact our office near you immediately to seek treatment.

If you have any questions about receiving the Nance or LLHA appliance near you, contact our office for more details.

Dear Patients,

We have always been at the leading edge of infection control & follow all the CDC, ADA, and AAO guidelines. Our highest priority is keeping all patients and team members safe. Your health and safety is our highest priority. We implement the following health and safety policies:

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times with the exception of during treatment
  • PPE (personal protective equipment) is worn by all team members at all times
  • Pre-screening via questionnaire and infrared thermometer is required for all staff and patients before entering the office
  • Limited numbers of patients/ staff in office at one time

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing you at your next visit!

Dr. Mendez and the team at All About Smiles Orthodontics