Orthodontic retainers: analysis of prescriptions sent to laboratories

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the most commonly fabricated orthodontic retainers. METHODS: Information on the type and amount of maxillary and mandibular retainers produced in a three-month period was collected from six laboratories in the cities of São Paulo, Mauá and Guarulhos - Brazil. The retainers...

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Main Authors: Washington Komatsu Assumpção, George Kenji Bezerra Ota, Rívea Inês Ferreira, Flávio Augusto Cotrim-Ferreira
Format: Article
Published: Dental Press Editora 2012-04-01
Series:Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2176-94512012000200007