continuous loop wiring


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con·tin·u·ous loop wir·ing

the formation of wire loops on both maxillary and mandibular teeth, for the placement of intermaxillary elastics; used in reduction and fixation of fractures.
Synonym(s): Stout wiring

continuous loop wiring

The forming of wire loops on both mandibular and maxillary teeth to provide attachment sites for rubber bands. These are used in treating fractures of the mandible. Synonym: Stout's wiring
See also: wiring

con·tin·u·ous loop wir·ing

(kŏn-tinyū-ŭs lūp wīring)
Formation of wire loops on both maxillary and mandibular teeth, for placement of intermaxillary elastics; used in reduction and fixation of fractures.
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