Orthodontic Instruments

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


Orthodontic instruments are specifically designed to facilitate orthodontic treatment. Like most instruments used in dental specialties, they are usually made from stainless steel, are unique and have a specific design and purpose. Although not exhaustive, the following is a description of commonly used orthodontic instruments and equipment.

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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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