Presentation on theme: "Orthodontic Instruments and Pliers. Ligature cutter: -For cutting ligature wire. Distal-end cutter: -For cutting and holding the distal extension of the."— Presentation transcript:
Orthodontic Instruments and Pliers
Ligature cutter: -For cutting ligature wire. Distal-end cutter: -For cutting and holding the distal extension of the arch wire.
Heavy gauge cutter Bird peak pliers: -Round head for rounded bends. -Sharp head for angled bends.
Adams pliers: - Both heads are sharp. - Forming angled bends. -Used in forming Adams clasp. Tweed pliers: -Forming twist in a rectangular arch wire, using a pair of pliers. -This will induce a bucco-lingual torque of the roots.
Weingart pliers: -For positioning and bending the arch wire. Three-prong pliers
Band removing pliers Acetate tracing paper
Band Seater Band Pusher
Mathieu Forceps: - For ligating ligature wire. Mosquito Forceps: -For placing elastics and elastic modules.
Elastic Modules and ligature wires: - For tying the wire into the bracket. Ligature Director: -Secure the fit of the wire into the bracket slot.
Hawley Retainer Clear Retainer
Band and Loop Lingual Holding Arch
Trans-palatal Arch (TPA) With Nance Button Habit Breaking Appliance