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Removable Orthodontic Appliances » Removable Orthodontic Appliances and Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene and oral care in removable orthodontic appliances Removable orthodontic appliances can be taken care of at home.  That is an advantage for the patient.  The patient is educated by ...


Removable Orthodontic Appliances » Base Plate- Part of Removable Orthodontic Appliance

Orthodontic treatment- the base plate, a part of the removable orthodontic appliance  The base plate consists of the bulk of the removable orthodontic appliance.  It holds the active and retentive components ...


Removable Orthodontic Appliances » Active Components of Removable Orthodontic Appliances

Orthodontic treatment- active components of removable orthodontic appliances bring about tooth movements As previously discussed, removable orthodontic appliances consist of active and retentive components.  The passive components are the clasps that ...


Clasps » Requirements of Ideal Clasps in Orthodontic Treatment

Removable Orthodontic Appliances- requirements of an ideal clasp Clasps are the retentive components of a removable orthodontic appliance.  There are several types of clasps used in orthodontic treatment.   Requirements for an ideal ...


Clasps » How Clasps Work in Orthodontic Treatment

Removable orthodontic appliances- how clasps work as a retentive component in orthodontic treatment Successful orthodontic treatment employing a removable orthodontic appliance depends highly upon proper retention.  A displaced appliance may cause injury ...


Removable Orthodontic Appliances » Parts of Removable Orthodontic Appliances- Retentive Components/Clasps

Orthodontic treatment- retentive components of removable orthodontic appliances Retentive components are the parts that keep removable orthodontic appliances in place.  These components help to resist the displacement of the appliance from ...


Removable Orthodontic Appliances » Components of Removable Orthodontic Appliances in Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment of crooked teeth- components of removable orthodontic appliances Orthodontic treatment involves the treatment of crooked teeth by using certain devices which have the ability to shift teeth into alignment.  ...


Removable Orthodontic Appliances » Disadvantages of Removable Orthodontic Appliances in Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment- disadvantages of removable orthodontic appliances for crooked teeth Orthodontic treatment can be undertaken by using removable orthodontic appliances.  Simple tooth movements like tipping can be easily corrected by these ...


Orthodontic Treatment » Orthodontic Treatment of Crooked Teeth by Removable Orthodontic Appliances

Removable orthodontic appliances- another mode of orthodontic treatment of crooked teeth in dentistry Removable orthodontic appliances are the devices that can be inserted by a dentist but removed by the patient ...


Fixed Orthodontic Appliance » Parts of Fixed Orthodontic Appliances/Braces- Ligature Wires, Lock Pins

Ligature wires and Lock Pins- Passive components of fixed orthodontic appliances used in dentistry Ligature wires and lock pins are passive components used in fixed orthodontic treatment or braces.  These devices ...


Fixed Orthodontic Appliance » Parts of Fixed Orthodontic Appliances/Braces- Lingual Attachments

Lingual attachments- Passive components of fixed orthodontic appliances used in dentistry Lingual attachments are passive components which are used in fixed orthodontic treatment or braces.  Other passive components such as brackets ...