Intrusion/Retraction Supply List

1. Archwires:

  • GRF (Greenfield nonextraction archform). Manufactured exclusively by Orthoclassic.com, specifically for the CAD technique.
    • Nickel titanium: sizes .012”- .021X.025”, cat. #41.40.120.00012 – 41.40.120.02125
    • Thermal activated: sizes .012”- .021X.025”, cat. #41.40.110.00012 – 41.40.110.02125
  • A.J. Wilcock® Australian Wire (High resilience archwires for intrusion & bite opening).
    G&H Orthodontics;

    • .018” special+ (used for incisor intrusion, bite opening, and molar finger springs for the removable molar distalizer (Cetlin) appliance, Textbook pg. 170). Cat. #AWTFU018SP+
    • .016X.022” special+ (ideal for incisor intrusion & bite opening). Cat. #AWTFU1622
    • .018X.025” special+ (ideal for bite opening & molar finger springs). Cat. #AWTFU1825
    • .019X.025” special+ (ideal for bite opening). Cat. #AWTFU1925
    • .021X.025” special+ (ideal for bite opening). Cat. #AWTFU2125
  • Stainless Steel- G&H Orthodontics;
    • .018X.025” (ideal for sectional wires). Cat. #S3TFU1825
    • .018X.025” (ideal for sectional wires). Cat. #S3TFU1825T (Tooth colored)
    • .019X.025” (ideal for sectional wires). Cat. #S3TFU1925
    • .021X.025” (ideal for sectional wires). Cat. #S3TFU2125
    • .021X.025” (ideal for sectional wires). Cat. #S3TFU2125T (Tooth colored)
    • .019X.025” Keyhole 4 looped KIT of 100 wires (ideal for torqueing posterior segments).
    • .040” (used in Nance button & Hyrax expanders). Cat. #STSS040
    • .036” COLBOLOY Blue Nickel (used for retainer labial bow & removable molar distalizer (Cetlin) appliance labial bow). Cat. #STRCB036
  • Stainless Steel- Orthoclassic;
    • .018X.025” MULTISTRAND (ideal for individual root torque & sectional wires).
      Cat. #61.40.160.81825
    • .019X.025” MULTISTRAND (ideal for individual root torque & sectional wires).
      Cat. #61.40.160.81925
    • .021X.025” MULTISTRAND (ideal for individual root torque & sectional wires).
      Cat. #61.40.160.82125

2. Auxiliaries:

  • ART ANTERIOR ROOT TORQUING auxiliary; Atlanta Ortho: (800) 535.7166.
    (used for torqueing maxillary & mandibular anterior segments- sold as kits)
  • Warren Torquing Springs, Rocky Mountain Orthodontics: www.rmortho.com
    (used for individual root torque & connecting intrusion arch to upper incisor segment).
    Cat. #A00466 (for .016X.022” wire)
    Cat. #A00474 (for .018X.025” wire)
    Cat. #A00467 (for .019X.026” wire)
  • Goodman Torquing Spring (connecting intrusion arch to max anterior segment)
    Orthoclassic.com:
    Cat. #60.40.507.00001 (large lumen),
    Cat. #60.40.506.00001 (small lumen),
  • NiTi Closed Coil Spring Kit of different lengths with end att. (ideal segmental retraction mechanics using controlled LIGHT forces. 9mm. light or 12mm. light springs are used most often). G&H Orthodontics;
    Cat. #KTCCOF150
  • Ball Hooks (crimpable). orthotechnology.com;
    Cat. #014-115
Fits archwires up to .021″ x .025″
- 20 per pack
  • Cleats (weldable). Orthoclassic;
    Cat. #10.30.408.00601 (flat),
    Cat. #10.30.407.00602 (curved)
  • TADS (miniscrews), Dr. Jack Fisher; www.goeliteortho.com
  • Elastics, Orthoclassic.com;
    5/8” LIGHT, 3/8” LIGHT used most often for Class I or Class III mechanics
    Elastomeric Power Chains: 28 different colors. Long (upper), Short (lower)

3. Pliers:

  • Crimping plier (for hooks), G&H Orthodontics; Cat. #ODG633M
  • “V” Bend stop plier, G&H Orthodontics; Cat. #IPL1-045
  • Lightwire Wire Bending plier, Ortho-Pli; Cat. #032-GC
  • Distal End Cutter plier, Ortho-Pli; Cat. #026, or #026-L (long handles for easier access)

4. Brackets:

  • H4 self ligating bracket, Orthoclassic.com
  • Greenfield Rotation Bracket, Orthoclassic.com; Extremely Low friction(Coming soon)

5. Miscellaneous:

  • Dontrix Force Gauge, Ortho-Pli; Cat. #DONG 16
  • Adams clasps preformed – assorted sizes, (used for removable molar distalizer(Cetlin) appliance, greatlakesortho.com; Cat. #090-025