Hawley retainer

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Haw·ley re·tain·er

(haw'lē),
a removable wire and acrylic palatal appliance used to retain or stabilize the teeth in their new position following orthodontic tooth movement; with modifications it can be used to move teeth as an active orthodontic appliance.
Synonym(s): Hawley appliance
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Haw·ley re·tain·er

(hawlē rĕ-tānĕr)
Removable wire and acrylic palatal appliance used to retain or stabilize the teeth in their new position following orthodontic tooth movement. Also called Hawley appliance.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Hawley,

C.A., 20th century U.S. orthodontist.
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Hawley retainer - a removable wire and acrylic palatal appliance used to stabilize teeth following orthodontic tooth movement. Synonym(s): Hawley appliance
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Haw·ley re·tain·er

(hawlē rĕ-tānĕr)
Removable wire and acrylic palatal appliance used to hold or stabilize teeth in their new position following orthodontic tooth movement; with modifications can be used to move teeth as an active orthodontic appliance.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Retention was achieved with Hawley appliance in maxillary arch and a fixed spiral wire in mandible, from canine to canine.
Retention was maintained with Hawley appliances for maxillary arch and fixed spiral wire for anterior mandible teeth.