24. Descriptions and Photographs of most Commonly used Instruments and Auxiliaries

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

Published Online: 28 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch24

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

How to Cite

Grist, F. (2010) Descriptions and Photographs of most Commonly used Instruments and Auxiliaries, in Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch24

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:

  • descriptions and photographs - commonly used instruments and auxiliaries;
  • acid etch chemical gel, before primer - preparing tooth surface prior to bonding;
  • Adams clasp (crib) Clasp - used on removable appliances for retention;
  • adhesive and primer material - bonds brackets, tubes to teeth;
  • aesthetic bracket less visible and non-metal bracket;
  • appliance box - keeping removable appliance safe when out of the mouth;
  • arch wire stand, convenient holders - for different sizes of arch wire;
  • Australian wire type of spooled steel wire;
  • band metal ring, cemented around molar tooth;
  • bird-beak pliers, multi-use with fixed appliances - popular, strong, with round and square beak

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Acknowledgement