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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

An innovative use of the K-SIR arch

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Author Details : Ulrika Diana Pereira Kalia, Prerna Raje Batham*, Bhakti Ramchandani

Volume : 4, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 161-163

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Segmental arch mechanics are always preferred mechanics of choice since a known force system is delivered to the teeth without loss of force to friction. The springs available for single canine retraction are complicated in design and time consuming to fabricate. This article presents an innovative way to use the K-SIR arch wire for single canine retraction. 

Keyword: Segmental arch mechanics, Individual canine retraction, KSIR arch.

Doi : 10.18231/2455-6785.2018.0031

How to cite : Kalia U D P, Batham P R, Ramchandani B, An innovative use of the K-SIR arch. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2018;4(3):161-163

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