Continuous torque system with control of the reaction unit

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2010-03-01

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Gandini Júnior, Luiz Gonzaga [UNESP]
Gandini, Márcia Regina Elisa Aparecida Schiavon
Amaral, Roberta Maria de Paula

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This article describes an orthodontic system used to obtain active continuous torque with movement control of both active and reactive units; the system relies on principles of the segmented technique. A cantilever system with .017 x .025-in beta-titanium alloy wire was designed to provide the desirable moment on the active unit. A transpalatal bar or a lingual arch increases the anchorage and neutralizes the side effects on the reactive unit. This technique is an efficient approach for major corrections of buccolingual inclinations of certain teeth. © 2010 American Association of Orthodontists.

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case report, dental care, evaluation, human, instrumentation, methodology, orthodontics, periodontal disease, torque, Dental Stress Analysis, Humans, Orthodontic Anchorage Procedures, Orthodontic Appliance Design, Orthodontic Extrusion, Tooth Movement, Torque

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American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, v. 137, n. 3, p. 393-395, 2010.