Lower fixed 3×3 retainer: Description of a simple method of construction

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Edition V14N02 | Year 2015 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 92 to 101

Marcio Rodrigues de Almeida, Renata Rodrigues de Almeida-Pedrin, Madhur Upadhyay, Ravindra Nanda

The objective of the present paper was to describe the construction of a semi-rigid lower fixed retainer bonded from canine to canine. Conclusion: This retainer constructed with ligature wire has been one of the commonly used methods of retention at the end of the orthodontic treatment because it is simple, inexpensive and efficient in the prevention of the relapse of the lower anterior crowding.

Orthodontics, Corrective, Relapse, Dental Bonding,

Almeida MR, Almeida-Pedrin RR, Upadhyay M, Nanda R. Contenção ortodôntica fixa 3×3: um método simples de confecção. Rev Clín Ortod Dental Press. 2015 abr-maio;14(2):92-101.

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