Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 11

Robots and Archwire Bending, a Better Solution? Literature Review

Assim Anas Assim Alsalam, Rashid Mohammad Iqbal and Huda Abutayyem*

Department of Orthodontics, RAKCODS, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Huda Abutayyem, Department of Orthodontics, RAKCODS, UAE.

Received: August 24, 2020; Published: October 28, 2020



Background: orthodontic appliance is the basis of the orthodontic treatment and making it more accurate and efficient would improve the general orthodontic treatment and change the standards of oral health.

Aims: The point of this research was to differentiate between the conventional wire bending in fixed orthodontic appliances and the automated robot made wire. Additionally, to see if robot wire bending is dominating and has favored results over ordinary wire bending.

Materials and Methods: articles from January 2010 to June 2020 were revised and searched. Databases, for example, MEDLINE through Ovid, Cochrane Library, LILACS, Web of science and Embase were utilized due to the availability of the medical articles which were useful for the research.

Results: in this study 7 papers were included and it was found that the result of using a robot to bend the archwire in the process of making a fixed appliance will increase the treatment accuracy, efficacy and efficiency, also decreasing the treatment time and patient discomfort thus improving the orthodontic treatment in general.

Conclusion: orthodontics treatment which utilizes a machine or a robot to twist the archwire that is used in fixed orthodontics device will have a significantly improved result with incredibly less treatment time when compared to the normal methods.

Keywords: Orthodontics; Dental Function; Pain



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Citation: Huda Abutayyem., et al. “Huda Abutayyem., et al". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.11 (2020): 91-97.


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