Orthodontic Brackets -A Review Article

Authors : Dr. J. Dinesh Kumar; Dr.Nithya.S; Dr.M.K.Karthikeyan; Dr.U.Vivekanandan

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7479012

An effective bonding between the bracket and the tooth surface is necessary for fixed orthodontic treatment to be successful. Researchers have experimented with a variety of materials, including surface preparation processes, orthodontic adhesives, and bonding techniques, to develop the bracket bonding system.The bracket is used as a means of incorporating the bio mechanical regimen into the being treated tooth. More tooth-colored or invisible bracket systems have been developed in response to rising aesthetics demands, without sacrificing their effectiveness. Dr. E.H. Angle was the first to use the term "BRACKET," though he presented the ribbon arch appliance in 1916. A simple stiff L-shaped construction with one arm fastened to a vertical surface and the other protruding horizontally to support a weight as a shelf is what he meant by a bracket.The new age in orthodontics began with the invention of brackets. As time went on, both orthodontists and manufacturers assumed more responsibility for the discovery of novel bracket designs and various bracket systems. The conventional Edge-wise bracket, also known as the Siamese or twin bracket, was introduced as the wave of design improvements continued to build with contributions from Angle, Steiner, Holdaway, Jaraback, Fizzell, Ricketts, and many more. Through clinical trial and error, Dr. Ronald H. Roth created an appliance by first using the typical Andrew Brackets and then changing the values and location of some anterior brackets. The process of changing the brackets is still in progress, though. Even if we utilise the brackets that are currently on the market, it's crucial to understand how they were employed in the past

Keywords : Brackets, Pre-adjusted Edgewise, Archwire, Lingual, Self-ligating, Customized, Ceramic , Plastic ,Titanium, Gold, Twin-Slot.


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