arch bar


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arch bar

any one of several types of wires, bars, or splints conforming to the arch of the teeth, extending from one side of the arch to the other and located labially, or lingually; used in the treatment of jaw fractures and to stabilize injured teeth.

arch bar

any one of various types of wires, bars, or splints that conform to the arch of the teeth and are used in the treatment of fractures of the jaws and their supporting structures and in the stabilization of injured teeth.

arch bar

(ahrch bahr)
Any one of several types of wires, bars, or splints conforming to the arch of the teeth, extending from one side of the arch to the other and located labially, or lingually.

arch bar

(ahrch bahr)
One of several types of wires, bars, or splints conforming to the arch of the teeth, extending from one side of the arch to the other and located labially, or lingually; used to treat jaw fractures and stabilize injured teeth.
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The screws have self-drilling locking technology, designed to allow purchase into both the bone and the plate for additional stability, and to eliminate the need for interdental wiring typically required with arch bars.
Arch bars were given preoperatively, with upper complete and lower split in three regions between 46-44, 43-34, 35-37.
It holds the arches in place for assembly, keeps them exactly spaced and helps position the 2x2 arch bars on the arches.
Mr Edwards, from Staffordshire, said: "My jaw looks like it will be OK, although I've got arch bars across my teeth and will have a titanium plate in my chin for life.