The present invention concerns a bracket (1) having a body (2 A) that defines a base (2); a slot (5) formed in said body and designed to accommodate an orthodontic archwire (4), a plurality of wings (3) formed in said body; a plurality of seats (12, 12') formed on one or more of said plurality of wings, each seat defining a bottom (13, 13') and at least one apical tip (14, 15, 16), a locking clip comprising a wire (8A). It is characterized in that it comprises at least one hole (6) formed on one or more of said plurality of wings (3), said locking clip pivoting in said at least one hole (6) relative to said body (2A) between a rest position, in which it disengaged from the bottoms (13, 13') or the apical tips of said plurality of seats to a work position in which it is engaged with a bottom of one of said plurality of seats.

Self ligating orthodontic bracket

LOMBARDO, Luca
2011

Abstract

The present invention concerns a bracket (1) having a body (2 A) that defines a base (2); a slot (5) formed in said body and designed to accommodate an orthodontic archwire (4), a plurality of wings (3) formed in said body; a plurality of seats (12, 12') formed on one or more of said plurality of wings, each seat defining a bottom (13, 13') and at least one apical tip (14, 15, 16), a locking clip comprising a wire (8A). It is characterized in that it comprises at least one hole (6) formed on one or more of said plurality of wings (3), said locking clip pivoting in said at least one hole (6) relative to said body (2A) between a rest position, in which it disengaged from the bottoms (13, 13') or the apical tips of said plurality of seats to a work position in which it is engaged with a bottom of one of said plurality of seats.
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