Rod And Tube Types


Traditional Herbst® Rod and Tubes


The original Herbst® mechanism consists of a pair of rods and tubes. The upper tubes are right and left specific and the rods are interchangeable.




TP Flip-Lock®


The Flip Lock® has a ball and swivel type attachment on the upper and lower for increased lateral movement. The lower rods are universal while the upper members are right and left specific. Flip Lock® is a registered trademark of TP Orthodontics.