edgewise appliance

edge·wise ap·pli·ance

a fixed, multibanded orthodontic appliance using an attachment bracket the slot of which receives a rectangular archwire horizontally, which gives precise control of tooth movement in all three planes of space.

edgewise appliance

a fixed orthodontic appliance whose attachment brackets have a rectangular slot that engages a round or rectangular arch wire. The most widely prescribed orthodontic appliance, it is used to correct or improve malocclusion.

edge·wise ap·pli·ance

(ejwīz ă-plīăns)
A fixed, multibanded orthodontic appliance using an attachment bracket the slot of which receives a rectangular archwire horizontally, which gives precise control of tooth movement in all three planes of space.

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Hanson, The SPEED system: A report on the development of a new edgewise appliance, Am J Orthod, 78(3), 243- 265(1980).
Magnets can also be used to edgewise appliances to move teeth along the arch wires, to provide class-II traction and to extrude or intrude an individual teeth: Using repelling magnets maxillary molars can be moved distally In conjunction with a modified Nance appliance (38).