ribbon arch

rib·bon arch

a thin, ribbon-shaped, rectangular orthodontic arch wire applied to the dental arches so that its widest dimension is parallel to the labial or buccal surfaces of the teeth.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rib·bon arch

(ribŏn ahrch)
Thin, ribbon-shaped, rectangular orthodontic arch wire applied to dental arches so that its widest dimension is parallel to the labial or buccal tooth surfaces.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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