IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

Magnets in Orthodontics – A Review

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Author Details: Rahul V C Tiwari, Philip Mathew, U. Madhuri, Heena Dixit

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-9364

Print ISSN : 2581-9356

Article First Page : 188

Article End Page : 191


Magnets have been utilized as a part of dentistry for a long time, most generally to help the maintenance of dentures and over dentures in dentistry. Lately, magnets and attractive power have been recommended as a contrasting option to customary orthodontic gadgets, for example, elastics, springs, and curve wires. Attractive gadgets offer an ideal and naturally safe power producing framework for orthodontic tooth development. The power between two magnets drops significantly with remove and even at little separations separated the powers can be low. At the point when warmed they can endure impressive loss of transition and, in this way, compel. The introduction of one magnet to another is absolutely critical and when not in idealize arrangement the power between them drops fundamentally. This survey article portrays the different attractive applications in various clinical circumstances.

Keywords: Applications, Types, Magnets, Orthodontics