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arch·wire

(arch'wīr),
A device consisting of a wire conforming to the alveolar or dental arch, used as an anchorage in correcting irregularities in the position of the teeth.
Synonym(s): arch wire

arch·wire

(arch'wīr)
A device consisting of various types of wires from which the dental arch will take its shape, conforming to the alveolar or dental arch, used as an anchorage in correcting irregularities in the position of the teeth.
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025" also made of stainless steel, parallel to the acrylic plate, which was inserted through the slots of all the bonded accessories in each plate in order to control bonding precision and to express the brackets prescription, thus allowing the archwire sliding in all the groups presenting the least possible SR at the time of measurement (figures 1, 2 and 3).
First, a horizontal line, perpendicular to a vertical midline, was traced at the ends of the archwire to serve as a reference limit (A).
When a hinged pliers is continually misused (Weingart, Howe), such as for crimping stops on an archwire, the tips of the instrument can often become warped and fail to meet flush together.
It is also an indication amount of forces exerted by an archwire for a given deflection.
Evaluation of friction of conventional and metal-insert ceramic brackets in various bracket archwire combinations.
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The use of mini-implants as anchorage for producing intrusive movements allows controlling the collateral effects on the anchorage produced by the continuous archwire and segmented archwire techniques.
13) Although the period of 24 hours does not correspond to clinical orthodontic practice, in which archwire is usually placed after bracket bonding, most studies evaluating the SBS of orthodontic brackets have reported this period as a suggested time and have used it to compare their results to those of other studies.
A novel biomechanical model assessing continuous orthodontic archwire activation.
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