The Lip Bumper has band of acrylic in the lower anterior section to allow for the maximum displacement of the lip pressure. The appliance has adjustment loops in the second bicuspid area for additional activation. There is also a tie hook in the adjustment loop. The appliances can be fixed during treatment.
This appliance should be cleaned every day with toothpaste and a soft toothbrush, morning and night. Encourage the patient to give sufficient time to clean thoroughly around the appliance, gums, teeth, and bands to maintain proper hygiene and prevent inflammation. 3 minutes is recommended.