Chapter 17. Debonding

  1. Fiona Grist R.D.N., B.A. (Hons) OU

Published Online: 28 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch17

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

How to Cite

Grist, F. (2010) Debonding, in Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333183

Online ISBN: 9781444325522

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Keywords:

  • debonding;
  • active phase of fixed appliance treatment - complete, and bonds and bands to be removed;
  • one dental arch braced before the other - if the bite needs to be opened;
  • anterior bracket removing pliers;
  • band-removing pliers;
  • band-slitting pliers;
  • debonding bur;
  • band and bracket removal tray;
  • Hawley retainer;
  • after appliance removal - patients encouraged to floss teeth - special attention to gums