A Novel Spring for Impacted Canine Traction: A New Method presentation

Mojgan Kachoei, Milad Ghanizadeh, Mahdieh Esmailzadeh, Parastou Nastarin


Impacted canines are prevalent and most of the time palatally positioned. Traction of impacted canine is performed by various methods. The aim of this study is to present a new method for impacted canines’ traction which is safe, hygienic and also applying light continuous force. This novel cantilever spring which is made of 0.014-inch stainless steel wire, is beneficial to be used in cases of canine impaction because of its safety and low force/deflection ratio.


Biomechanics, Orthodontic Appliance, Tooth Impaction

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.abcmed.v.7n.2p.25


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