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Self-ligating orthodontic braces

Summary Information: Self-ligating orthodontic braces

Self-ligating orthodontic braces: Self-ligating orthodontic braces are metal or clear brackets that are cemented to the teeth and an archwire that fits into the brackets, both of which work together to apply gentle pressure over time and properly align the teeth. Instead of elastic ties holding the archwire, as with traditional braces, self-ligating braces (brackets) are designed with a cover that snaps closed over the wire to hold it in place.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Self-ligating orthodontic braces

These diseases are related to the medical device Self-ligating orthodontic braces:

  • Crowded teeth (see Teeth deformity)
  • Crooked teeth
  • Overbite (type of malocclusion)
  • Underbite (type of malocclusion)
  • Malocclusion (bad bite)

Types Of Self-ligating orthodontic braces

These devices are types of the medical device Self-ligating orthodontic braces:

  • Self-ligating metal orthodontic braces
  • Self-ligating clear orthodontic braces

Other Names For Self-ligating orthodontic braces

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