Plastic Dental Ligation Ties

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Model Number: NH-93872

Brand: Niche Healthcare 

SKU: DK5236565 Category: Tag:

Description

Plastic dental ligation ties, also known as orthodontic ligatures or simply ligatures, are small elastic bands used in orthodontic treatments to secure arch wires to brackets or other orthodontic attachments. These ties play a crucial role in maintaining the positioning of orthodontic components and facilitating tooth movement as part of the overall treatment plan. Here are some key points about plastic dental ligation ties:

  • Material: Plastic ligation ties are typically made from medical-grade elastomers, such as latex or synthetic rubber. These materials offer flexibility, durability, and biocompatibility, making them suitable for prolonged intraoral use.
  • Colours: Plastic ligation ties come in a variety of colours, allowing patients to personalize their braces or aligners and express their individuality. Orthodontic practices often offer a range of color options to choose from, ranging from transparent or tooth-colored ties for a discreet look to vibrant colors for a more noticeable appearance.
  • Size and Shape: Ligation ties come in different sizes and shapes to accommodate various orthodontic brackets and archwire configurations. Orthodontists select the appropriate size and shape of ties based on the specific needs of each patient’s treatment plan.
  • Function: Ligation ties serve as small elastic bands that secure the orthodontic arch wire to the brackets or bands attached to the teeth. They apply gentle yet consistent pressure to the teeth, helping to guide them into the desired alignment over time. Additionally, ligation ties help maintain the integrity of the orthodontic system by preventing the archwire from dislodging or shifting unintentionally.
  • Replacement: Ligation ties need periodic replacement during orthodontic treatment to ensure optimal performance. Orthodontists typically replace them during routine adjustment appointments, which occur every few weeks. This allows the orthodontist to make necessary adjustments to the treatment plan and replace worn or discolored ties with fresh ones.
  • Hygiene: Proper oral hygiene is essential when using plastic ligation ties to prevent plaque buildup and maintain oral health during orthodontic treatment. Patients are advised to brush and floss regularly and may use special orthodontic cleaning tools to remove debris around the braces or aligners.

Overall, plastic dental ligation ties are essential components of orthodontic treatment, providing secure attachment of arch wires to brackets while offering patients the opportunity to customize their braces with colourful options.

 

 

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