edgewise appliance

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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.

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.