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During ortho what is used to measure gaps?

Calliper gauge

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What is class l occlusion?

Normal

2

What is class ll occlusion?

Mandible is positioned back relative to maxilla
Overbite

3

What is class lll occlusion?

Mandible is positioned forward to maxilla
Underbite

4

What is class 2 div 1 occlusion?

Lower lip gets trapped
Protruded incisors

5

What is class 2 div 2

Overbite with retro lined maxilla incisors

6

What is an overjet?

Bucked teeth
Teeth are straight out there

7

What is an open bite?

Dummy suckers

8

What is an overbite?

Vertical

9

What does a functional appliance do?

Uses muscles for jaw growth

10

What does a fixed appliance consist of?

Band
Attachment
Bracket
Archwire
Ligature
Chain
T pin
Hooks

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What id used for cutting excess wire?

Ligature cutters

12

What places and tightens ligature wires?

Needle holders

13

What is a Mitchell trimmer used for?

Removing excess cement

14

What is used to adjust retainers?

Adams pliers

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What materials are used for the attachment of ortho brackets?

Acid etch and composite