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Lingual arches- how a simple appliance can simplify orthodontic treatment

Lingual arches are a type of passive space maintainer. It comprises of an orthodontic band and usually an 0.036ss wire soldered to the bands on the lingual aspects.

Below is an case study that is representative of what can happen spontaneously with a lingual arch. Note the spontaneous improvement in the lower arch crowding

 

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