Two bracket slots exist in orthodontics

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Monday 14 December 2009 with 0 comments



With the 18 mil bracket slot, it is common to almost completely fill the slot with a rectangular steel arch wire at the finishing stage of treatment, whereas with the 22 mil bracket slot, steel full-dimension arch wires are forbiddingly stiff and either undersized steel wires or larger but more flexible titanium arch wires can be used to control this problem.

Category: Orthodontics Notes

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