NiTi Separating/De-Impacting springs were designed to effectively separate or de-impact posterior teeth with minimal patient discomfort. Offset leg design, coupled with rectangular nickel titanium wire provides the most efficient method of separating and de-impacting, while looped over safety ends ensure peace of mind.
Separate Posterior Teeth
Looped Safety Ends
Canted Construction Facilitates De-Impacting and Separating
Rectangular Nickel Titanium Wire
Placement of Springs:
Grasp either leg of spring with a locking Mathieu or Serrated Plier
Hook open end of spring over lingual contact of teeth to be separated or de-impacted
Pull over and release on buccal contact
If needed, gently push spring gingival
Technique Tip for Use of: De-Impacting Spring with Uprighting Tube:
Place a De-Impacting Spring mesial to the tooth being uprighted.
Insert a full or segmented arch extending into the uprighting buccal tube.
For an extra "boost", place a segment of Stop Wound Open Coil Distalizing Spring (#A226-154) on the archwire mesial to tooth being uprighted.
If necessary, place a Crimpable Stop distal to the First Molar Tube.
Pack of 10.