A.L.F. appliance is defined as Advanced Lightwire Functional appliance. It is a thin wire appliance that is seated on the tongue side of the upper and lower dental arches. These appliances have many functions such as: Orthodontic treatment: it is a method to align teeth and improve the bite without braces.
The ALF device applies subtle forces to the bones, teeth, and gums that can resolve underlying causes of crowded, misaligned teeth and imbalanced facial aesthetics. Using gentle pressure that closely mimics the natural growth and development process, rather than more aggressive conventional therapies, ALF orthodontics can effectively widen and/or reposition the jaws according to the patient’s unique needs.