Systematic review of self-ligating brackets.

  • Chen S
  • Greenlee G
  • Kim J
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Abstract

Self-ligating brackets have been gaining popularity over the past several decades. Various advantages for these systems have been claimed. The purposes of this systematic review were to identify and review the orthodontic literature with regard to the efficiency, effectiveness, and stability of treatment with self-ligating brackets compared with conventional brackets.

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  • Equipment Failure
  • Humans
  • Incisor
  • Incisor: physiology
  • Orthodontic Appliance Design
  • Orthodontic Brackets
  • Orthodontic Space Closure
  • Orthodontic Space Closure: instrumentation
  • Time Factors

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Authors

  • Stephanie Shih-Hsuan Chen

  • Geoffrey Michael Greenlee

  • Jihyun-Elizabeth Kim

  • Craig L Smith

  • Greg J Huang

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