Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 4,900,251

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

2-13-1990

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

07/187,735

Date Filed

1988-04-29

Total Pages

5 pages

Abstract

Mesial-distal slippage of an orthodontic archwire is deterred by manufacturing a parabolic archwire with a bend at its vertex. The bend has a height incapable of entering the wire-receiving slots of the brackets on a patient's teeth.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/72