Acid etch bonded cast orthodontic retainers

John W. Reinhardt, Gerald E. Denehy, Kai C. Chan

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We have described a technique which involves the use of a cast orthodontic retaining appliance bonded by the acid etch technique and composite resin for semipermanent retention. The technique provides an alternative form of treatment which offers some unique advantages over previous retentive techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)138-142
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthodontics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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