5 Cases of Opening Bites with the Tip-Edge Bracket System

The Tip-Edge bracket system is unique in that it has diagonally opposed corners removed, which allows a
tooth to tip as the bite opens up. The standard bracket slot size of .022 x .028 opens to .028 x .028 as a tooth tips. This feature can come in handy when opening a bite with either stainless steel or reverse curve NiTi wires, because the opening up of the brackets slot size causes less wire deflection. (Figs. 1, 2)

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