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Appliance Selection

  • Padhraig Fleming
  • Jadbinder Seehra
Chapter
Part of the BDJ Clinician’s Guides book series (BDJCG)

Abstract

The pre-adjusted edgewise or StraightWire appliance was introduced by Andrews in the 1970s, largely based on occlusal cornerstones derived from analysis of untreated ideals (Andrews 1972). Specifically, Andrews isolated 6 keys to the ideal occlusion based on analysis of 120 non-orthodontic normal occlusions, namely:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Padhraig Fleming
    • 1
  • Jadbinder Seehra
    • 2
  1. 1.Orthodontics DepartmentQueen Mary University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of OrthodonticsKing’s College LondonLondonUK

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