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Retainer with Arrow Clasps

This Hawley retainer is constructed with a 3×3 labial bow and a set of arrow clasps. It is easily adjustable with the labial omega loops and provides excellent retention with the clasping placed between the premolar and molar. The arrow clasp has a sharper tip to engage undercuts.

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Description

Treatment & Care

Patients should wear 22 hours a day and clean daily with toothpaste to prevent the buildup of plaque and odor. Avoid Efferdent and other effervescent solutions, as it may erode components on the appliance. It is recommended to use products like DentaSoak  or Retainer Splash.

Materials

  • Wire: American Orthodontics Chromium Cobalt
  • Acrylic: JBC Monomer and Polymer
  • Arrow Clasps: Dynaflex .028 Arrow Clasps