Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : ZR01 - ZR02

Slingshot – An Easy Way Out ZR01-ZR02

SHILPA M KENDRE, KHUSHBU D AGRAWAL, SURESH K KANGANE, ANAND S AMBEKAR

Correspondence
Dr. Shilpa M Kendre,
Postgraduate Student, Department of Orthodontics, Midsr Dental College, Vishwanathpuram,
Ambajogai Road, Latur-413531, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: shilpabikkad@yahoo.in

Orthodontic alignment of ectopically placed incisors or canines can be challenging and time consuming. A variety of techniques are used to align such palatally or lingually placed teeth including indirect ties with ligature wires, E-chains, piggy-back methods. This article presents two case reports to describe an effective technique using ‘slingshot’ method. It is a relatively simple and rapid method which is operator friendly and easily tolerated by the patients.