V-bends

V-bends

(bendz),
V-shaped bends incorporated in an archwire, usually placed mesially or distally to the canines (cuspids) and used as a "dead" area of wire through which torquing bends may be placed.

V-bends

(bendz)
V-shaped arcs incorporated in an archwire, usually placed mesially or distally to canines (cuspids) and used as a "dead" area of wire through which torquing bends may be placed.

V-bends,

n V-shaped bends placed in an orthodontic arch wire, usually mesially to the canines. The V-bends create an adjustment site at which torquing bends may be placed.