Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003312
Title: Recent advancements in archwires – A review
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Review Article
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    The main aim of this review is to provide a detail description about the new advancements in orthodontic archwires and their unique characteristic features. Orthodontic treatment is one of the oldest treatments which has undergone a drastic transformation in the past few decades. Although patients cooperate better, they present a different set of challenges for the orthodontists. Metallic archwires are considered to be less esthetically appealing. It became the primary concern for most of the patients undergoing orthodontic treatment. Due to increased demand for esthetic wire, there were many advancements and modifications in conventional archwires. Recent advances in orthodontic wire alloys were resulted in a varied array of wires that exhibit a wide spectrum of properties. This review complies vary advancements in archwires. This review is done to update the current knowledge and literature about the recent advancement in archwires which serves as a tool for further research studies.

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    Sam Jebaraj 1 , Naveen Kumar1 , R. Sarah Sathiyawathie2 *

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    1 Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Research, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. R. Sarah Sathiyawathie, Department of Research, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, 162 Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Sam Jebaraj 1 , Naveen Kumar1 , R. Sarah Sathiyawathie2 *

    Title:Recent advancements in archwires – A review
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (March)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (593-595)
  • Experimental Methods Keywords

    Methodology: Esthetic wires, Conventional wires, Niti wires, Teflon coated wires, Variety of archwires
    Research Materials:Teflon coated wires

Keywords

Esthetic wires Conventional wires Niti wires Teflon coated wires Variety of archwires

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