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Improvised tie backs for the preadjusted appliance

Ameet V. Revankar1Rohan Mascarenhas2Pavithra M Bai3
1Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, S.D.M. College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, 2Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, 3Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Corresponding Author:

Ameet V. Revankar

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, S.D.M. College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: drameetr@gmail.com

Corresponding Author:

Ameet V. Revankar

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, S.D.M. College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: drameetr@gmail.com

DOI: 10.4103/2321-1407.155839 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


The paper describes modified tiebacks for space closure with the MBT prescription preadjusted appliance. This modification solves the problems associated with the original design.
Keywords: Preadjusted appliance, tie backs, elastomeric module

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