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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research


Recent advancements in orthodontic brackets - A review


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Author Details: Ashish Kakadiya, Ragni Tandon, Aftab Azam, Rohit Kulshrestha, Madhvi Bhardwaj

Volume : 3

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-9364

Print ISSN : 2581-9356

Article First Page : 129

Article End Page : 135


Abstract

The technology used to make orthodontic products and materials has advanced at an exponential rate. Newer materials, methods, and designs are coming up on a daily basis. These products help the orthodontist to give the best functional and aesthetic results to the patients. Orthodontic brackets have evolved from Angle's era to the MBT brackets followed by lingual brackets. These brackets have made the life of the orthodontists much easier. As technology advances many more new materials and designs will be coming forward. The purpose of this article was to review the recent advancements in orthodontic brackets and how the science behind them helps the orthodontist in the day to day practice.

Keywords
: Brackets, Ceramic, Self-ligating, Lingual