Manual of Wire Bending Techniques


  • Eiichiro Nakajima, DDS, DMSc, Private Practice, Tokyo, Japan

Book Description

Effective wire bending techniques that are customized to each individual patient make orthodontic treatment more efficient and can reduce treatment time. The authors of this step-by-step manual detail the essential components and techniques of customized wire bending, including the first-, second-, third-, and fourth-order bends; selection and proper manipulation of pliers; and optimal methods of adjustment to be used during orthodontic treatment. A must-have guide for orthodontists.

Customer Reviews

Useful practice book November 28, 2011
It’s very useful for all orthodontist who doesn’t know how to manipulate an archwire ideally, like forming orizontal and vertical loops , producing intrusion with utility or simultaneously closing anterior space with it
Basic wire bendings April 3, 2011
At first, trimming of casts and selection of pliers are summarized.
In wire bending chapter, mandibular ideal arch, reverse closing loop, contraction utility arch, horizontal L open boot loop, vertical open loop, horizontal T open loop , vertical approximated helical closing loops were described with figures step by step manner. Last chapter is about clinical cases.

Product Details

  • Spiral-bound: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Quintessence Pub Co; 1 Spi edition (August 20, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0867154950
  • ISBN-13: 978-0867154955
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 8.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces


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