Self-Ligating Brackets

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Self-Ligating Brackets

10.1055/b-0034-75516 Self-Ligating Brackets Like ordinary fixed appliances, a self-ligating bracket consists of a bracket base and a body containing slots and tie-wings ( Fig. 2.1 ). The difference between conventional…

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Archwires

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Archwires

10.1055/b-0034-75517 Archwires Three metal alloys that are clinically relevant as archwire material are nickel–titanium, titanium–molybdenum alloy (TMA or beta-titanium), and stainless steel. Again, there is currently no standardized methodology for…

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Auxiliaries

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Auxiliaries

10.1055/b-0034-75518 Auxiliaries Conventional brackets and archwires are not always able to achieve all the desired tooth movements, and auxiliaries are therefore often necessary in clinical practice. Modern bracket and archwire…

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