Slingshot – An Easy Way OutCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Shilpa M Kendre,
Postgraduate Student, Department of Orthodontics, Midsr Dental College, Vishwanathpuram,
Ambajogai Road, Latur-413531, Maharashtra, India.
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.
E-chains, Indirect ligature ties, Piggyback
SHILPA M KENDRE, KHUSHBU D AGRAWAL, SURESH K KANGANE, ANAND S AMBEKAR. SLINGSHOT – AN EASY WAY OUT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 Apr 25 ]; 11:ZR01-ZR02. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 18, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Dec 20, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Feb 01, 2017
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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