Transpalatal, nance and lingual arch appliances: clinical tips and applications

Mohammed Almuzian, Fahad Alharbi, Lucy Lai-King Chung, Grant McIntyre

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Transpalatal arches (TPAs) are widely used in clinical orthodontics. The versatility of the TPA makes it an extremely useful adjunct to both conventional and contemporary fixed appliance treatment. This paper describes the history, the variety of designs and the clinical steps and laboratory methods for TPA construction. The range of clinical applications of the TPA are presented using a series of cases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-100
Number of pages9
JournalOrthodontic Update
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015


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