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What is Z spring?
Last Updated: 28th January, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, why Z spring is called double cantilever spring?
Z spring The 'z' spring is also called double cantilever spring . The spring consist of t shaped arm whose arm are embedded in acrylic. It is used for buccal movement of premolar and some canine . It is activated by pulling the free end of the t toward the intended direction of tooth movement.
Also, what is a finger spring? Palatal finger springs are often used in removable orthodontic appliances to tip teeth in a mesiodistal direction. The purpose of this report is to establish the magnitude of forces for finger springs made from different types of wires (i.e. those from different manufacturers and of different diameters and lengths).
In this manner, what is a labial bow used for?
An active labial bow produces both horizontal and vertical force vectors resulting in palatal/lingual tooth movement and extrusion of tooth. It is used for retraction of proclined incisors.
What are orthodontic springs used for?
Coil springs are special springs that fit between brackets and over the archwire to push or pull teeth on the archwire. These are similar to elastic ligatures only very thick. They are used to make space between your back teeth so bands can be placed more easily.