Unilateral Mandibular Space Regaining with Modified Lingual Arch and Ni–Ti Open-coil Spring: A Case Report
Bindu Kadian, Natasha Saini, Ritu Namdev
Modified lingual arch, Ni–Ti open-coil spring, Space gain
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Kadian B, Saini N, Namdev R. Unilateral Mandibular Space Regaining with Modified Lingual Arch and Ni–Ti Open-coil Spring: A Case Report. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2020; 3 (1):27-29.
Premature extraction or exfoliation of deciduous tooth results in space loss which causes malocclusion. Interception of space loss by using space regainer aids in prevention of malocclusion. This article highlights the use of modified lingual arch and nickel–titanium (Ni–Ti) open-coil spring in unilateral space regaining of mandibular arch. The Ni–Ti open-coil spring along with cross-arch stabilization is the mechanics used in this study for space gaining.
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