Specialty Miniscope® Herbst

The Specialty Miniscope Herbst allows up to 40 degrees of lateral movement. The Specialty Miniscope Herbst can be activated without removing from the mouth, and the telescope will not come apart. The Specialty Miniscope can be used with traditional screws and pivots.


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Available in 3D Printing?

  • Yes

Expansion Options

  • 12mm RPE Screw
  • Mini-Expander
  • Click Screw

Quick Reference Guide

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Anchorage Types

  • Bands
  • ROCS
  • Crowns



  • Lower Lingual Arch (no loops)

Optional Add Ons:

  • Lower Lingual Arch with Loops
  • Transpalatal Arch
  • Quad Helix
  • Occlusal Rests
  • Archwire Tubes
  • Lingual Seating Lugs
  • Vertical Slits (ROCs or Crowns)
  • Vent Holes (Crowns)
  • Debonding Holes (Crowns)

Brackets & Arch Wire Tubes

The Herbst can be fabricated with brackets and/or added archwire tubes.

This allows fixed appliances (partial or full) to be used simultaneously with the Herbst.

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Expansion With Class II Appliances

The Herbst is oftentimes fabricated with an upper expansion screw.

The traditional 12mm RPE screw typically provides enough expansion to balance out the lateral dimensions while the Herbst is worn.

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FAQs About Herbst & MARA Appliances