Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00002985
Title: Components of removable appliance in orthodontics
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Review Article
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    Aim: The aim of this article is to review the retentive components in the removable appliance. Objective: The objective of this study is to review the advantages, clinical significance of retentive components in the removable appliance. Background: Retentive components help to retain the appliance in place and resist displacement due to various factors. The effectiveness of the active components is dependent on the retention of the appliance. Good fixation will help patient compliance, anchorage, and tooth movement. Conclusion: One of the most important factors for wearing an appliance is its retention. This is fulfilled with the parts so-called clasps. Clasps should be designed in a way that functions properly and efficiently. Bulky clasps can diminish the desire of wearing the gadget by youngsters, resulting in frustration of patient and disruption of the process of treatment, as well.

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    S. S. Priyadharshni, K. Saravana Pandian

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    Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600077, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: K. Saravana Pandian, Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India.

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    Author:

    S. S. Priyadharshni, K. Saravana Pandian

    Title:Components of removable appliance in orthodontics
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (January)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (49-54)
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    Methodology:Anchorage, Clasps, Removable appliance, Retentive components, Tooth movement
    Research Materials: removable appliance

Keywords

Anchorage Clasps Removable appliance Retentive components Tooth movement

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