separating wire


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sep·a·rat·ing wire

a wire, usually of soft brass, used to gain separation between teeth.
See also: separation (2).

separating wire

a brass wire threaded between two teeth having tight contact in an effort to wedge them slightly apart before fitting a band in the application of an orthodontic appliance.

separating wire

In dentistry, a brass wire used to separate teeth before banding them.
See also: wire

sep·a·rat·ing wire

(sepăr-āt-ing wīr)
Wire, usually soft brass, used to gain separation between teeth.
See also: separation (2)
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