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Self-Ligating Brackets in Orthodontics- A Narrative Review

Lijin James, U B Rajasekaran, Aniruddh Yashwant V, Helen Rachel Xavier, Basil Joseph

Keywords : Self ligating, Active, Passive, Interactive, Time, Speed

Citation Information : James L, Rajasekaran UB, V AY, Xavier HR, Joseph B. Self-Ligating Brackets in Orthodontics- A Narrative Review. 2018; 8 (2):51-57.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-8-2-51

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Self-ligating brackets are a ligature less brackets system that has a mechanical device incorporated with the brackets to close off the slot. The idea of Self-ligating brackets was not new to orthodontics. It was existing for shockingly lengthy time-frame in orthodontics. Russell lock edgewise attachment being depicted by Dr Jacob Stoltenberg in 1935. More up to date structures of these brackets have on seemed even today. This proceeded with prevalence of self-ligating brackets has pulled in excess of a little level of brackets producers, deals and clients. This narrative review focuses on the different structures, rationalities and movement of self-ligating brackets.

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