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

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.

Hawley,

C.A., 20th century U.S. orthodontist.
Hawley appliance - Synonym(s): Hawley retainer
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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

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.
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