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ortho instruments

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to organize and place brackets according to tooth placement bracket placement card
to hold/place separators and tie ligatures to arch wire ortho hemostats
1-to place ligature wire around brackets after being tied to arch wire 2-to place brackets for bonding, to remove separators, elastic ligatures ties and excess cement or bonding material, to check for loose bands and brackets 1-ligature Director/2-scaler (double-ended)
to tie ligature to arch wire ligature-tying (coon) pliers
to place and remove arch wires and check for loose bands howe pliers
to bend and form loops in arch wire tweed loop pliers (jarabek pliers)
to contour and bend light wire three prong pliers
to seat (push) or place ortho bands into place bite-stick (green)
1-to place brackets for bonding, to remove separators, elastic ligatures ties and excess cement or bonding material, to check for loose bands and brackets 2-to seat or place ortho bands during try-in and cementing phases 1-scaler (Shure)/2-Band Seater (double-ended)
to cut distal end of arch wire after placement in brackets and buccal tubes distal end- Cutting pliers
to grip and place separators in contact area of tooth elastic separating pliers
to hold, carry and place brackets (for bonding) by placing tips of pliers into slot of bracket bracket placement pliers
to place and remove arch wires Weingart utility pliers
to cut ligature tie to allow removal of arch wire ligature and wire cutters
to bend arch wires arch-bending pliers
to apply force to move teeth headgear
retain tooth position(s) after fixed appliance is removed maxillary retainer (removable)
retain tooth position(s) after fixed appliance is removed mandibular retainer (removable)
to spread the mid-palatal suture palatal expander (fixed)
insert in appliance to move palatal expander key (2)
secure the arch wire to brackets elastic chain
secure the arch wire to brackets elastics or "A's"
placed on posterior teeth to hold or control tooth movement orthodontic bands (stainless steel)
placed to aid in patient comfort ortho wax
placed in contact areas of teeth to allow space for the ortho bands to be seated separators
a contoured metal wire that provides force when teeth are guided in movement for orthodontics arch wire
to retract lips allowing for intraoral access for bonding brackets and orthodontic photographs lip retractors
Created by: jenndevin