Chapter 18. Retention and Retainers

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

Published Online: 28 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch18

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

How to Cite

Grist, F. (2010) Retention and Retainers, in Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch18

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:

  • retention and retainers;
  • retention, after active treatment is completed - when appliance is removed;
  • removable retainers;
  • Hawley retainer;
  • Adams crib;
  • Essix retainers - light, clear ‘aligner’ type appliance;
  • making removal retainers;
  • Adams pliers;
  • fixed retainers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Removable Retainers

  • Hawley Retainers

  • Begg Retainers

  • Essix Retainers

  • Positioners

  • Making Removable Retainers

  • Fixed Retainers