Gilmer wiring


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Gil·mer wir·ing

(gil'mĕr),
a method of intermaxillary fixation in which single opposing teeth are wired circumferentially, and the wires are twisted together.
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Gilmer wiring

(gil′mĕr)
[Thomas Lewis Gilmer, U.S. oral surgeon, 1849–1931]
Wiring of single opposed teeth by use of wire passed circumferentially around the two teeth and the ends twisted together. The twisted ends are placed where they will not irritate adjacent soft tissues. This procedure is used to produce intermaxillary fixation.
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Gilmer,

Thomas L., U.S. oral surgeon, 1849-1931.
Gilmer intermaxillary fixation - Synonym(s): Gilmer wiring
Gilmer tooth splint
Gilmer wiring - a method of intermaxillary fixation in which single opposing teeth are wired circumferentially, and the wires are twisted together. Synonym(s): Gilmer intermaxillary fixation
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Gil·mer wir·ing

(gilmĕr wīring)
Method of intermaxillary fixation in which single opposing teeth are wired circumferentially and the wires are twisted together.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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