Is this bend in my wire right

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Is this bend in my wire right

#1 Post by kdw87 »

These teeth need to be extruded and my ortho said this bend in my wire will help to pull them down. He is always literally rushing between 2-3 patients at a time though and from what ive read, this bend is in the wrong direction and will actually intrude my teeth rather than pull them down?

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Re: Is this bend in my wire right

#2 Post by MuvaChevy »

My ortho did the exact same thing to my second front tooth , there’s a bend in the wire ? She didn’t explain anything to me about it though .. and my front tooth is slightly higher and kinda crooked then the other one .

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Re: Is this bend in my wire right

#3 Post by Bracingmyself901 »

Looks about right for extrusion of those particular teeth
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Re: Is this bend in my wire right

#4 Post by buffon85 »

just imagine the wire straightening. and now imagine the new position of your tooth :)


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top premolars extractions: 8th of October 2015

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