lingual arch attachment

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lin·gual arch at·tach·ment

(linggwăl ahrch ă-tachmĕnt)
Bracket on the lingual side of an orthodontic band that stabilizes the arch or aids in tooth movement.
Synonym(s): lingual appliance.
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Customized lingual appliance systems have improved patient comfort, provided accurate bracket positions, and produced similar treatment outcomes as labial orthodontics.
For 3M's and 3Shape's joint customers, the cooperation will enable use of the 3Shape TRIOS scanner and 3Shape indirect bonding software with 3M's Incognito lingual appliance system, the Clarity ADVANCED brackets with APC Flash Free technology for indirect bonding procedures, as well as future orthodontic product offerings.
For 3M's and 3Shape's joint customers, the cooperation will enable use of the 3Shape TRIOS scanner and 3Shape indirect bonding software with 3M's Incognito lingual appliance system and the Clarity ADVANCED brackets with APC Flash Free technology for indirect bonding procedures, as well as future orthodontic product offerings.
Service's rapid manufacturing process, from treatment planning to shipment of the lingual appliance, takes only 10 to 15 days.
To arrive at a definitive treatment plan and reach a conclusion as to labial versus lingual, it is first necessary to review the characteristics, known to date, that distinguish conventional fixed appliances from lingual appliance mechanotherapy.
The distal jet (Figure 1) is a fixed lingual appliance that can produce bilateral or unilateral molar distali-zation in permanent as well as mixed dentition.
The manufacturing process of the new appliance differs fundamentally from any other lingual appliance or laboratory procedures.
CUSTOMIZED LINGUAL APPLIANCE SET--UP SERVICE SYSTEM (CLASS)
Patient responses to lingual appliances. J Clini Orthod.