“A” – Two way device

Authors : Anand Garabadu

DOI : 10.18231/j.jco.2022.038

Volume : 6

Issue : 4

Year : 2022

Page No : 196-198

As Orthodontists, the most common procedure we practise on a daily basis is Bonding. As we all know bracket positioning is very important for getting a desired result in correction of malocclusion. The instrument used in the procedure is known as Boone guage. This instrument assures the clinician to properly position the brackets during the bonding procedure. The other instrument which is used popularly to engage the modules/O- rings in a crowded or severly malaligned arch is Tucker. If these two instrument are purchased can cost approximately Rupees five hundred to two thousand.Since the introduction of novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus -2 and its spread through the world, dentist, in general are at high risk. So sterilization is of utmost importsance and instead of sterilizing two intrument, here we can do it on one which is timesaving and user friendly.The concept of fabricating this instrument is avoid buying costly instrument. The spatula used for fabrication is plastic and is safe for use and can be sterilized.

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