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Novel Approach for Anterior Space Closure: Fixed Single Wire Technique

Pazhaniswamy Manivannan, Visweswaran Vijaykumar, Arya J Varma

Keywords : e-chain, New wire technique, Orthodontic fixed appliance, Space closure, Spacing novel

Citation Information : Manivannan P, Vijaykumar V, Varma AJ. Novel Approach for Anterior Space Closure: Fixed Single Wire Technique. 2020; 10 (1):10-13.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10083-0915

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 07-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Spacing is a very common complication of anterior teeth which has to be corrected to bring perfect smile. Though spacing is a simple malocclusion to treat, knowledge about the type of spacing and treatment plan is required. Dental spacing can be due to various reasons which can be divided into developmental and physiologic causes. There are various treatment objectives available to treat spacing of the dentition such as orthodontic fixed appliances, direct and indirect veneers, crowns and bridges. In this case report, we have used a single wire fixed mechanics to close the space in anterior region. A 0.016 × 0.022 stainless steel wire with a loop mesial to canine on both sides was used in this case. The duration of the treatment was 8 weeks.

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