rickanator

Rick-o-nator

Rick-o-nator appliance can treat mandibular and vertical deficiencies in a simple design. Based on the wax bite, a wire is bent and welded to the bands, and an anterior ramp is processed allowing movement of the lower jaw forward. This appliance works in conjunction with brackets reducing treatment time.

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Description

Treatment & Care

This appliance should be cleaned every day with toothpaste and a soft toothbrush, morning and night. Encourage the patient to give sufficient time to clean thoroughly around the appliance, gums, teeth, and bands to maintain proper hygiene and prevent inflammation. 3 minutes is recommended.

Materials

  • Wire: American Orthodontics Chromium Cobalt
  • Acrylic: JBC Monomer and Polymer
  • Attachment and Band options:
  • AO Maximum Retention Bands
  • Leone Web Bands
  • AO .022 Slot w/ Hook
  • AO Headgear and .022 Slot with Hook
  • AO MBT w/hook
  • AO Double Slot w/ Hook