Ordont Fixed Jackcoil Distalizer
Combines the Benefits
of Two “Tried and True” Appliances Into One!
What It Does
- Regains and maintains space of a mesial drifted molar
Benefits to You
- Fewer adjustments — Reduced chair time, and cost and hassle associated with scheduling office visits
- Reduced potential for appliance damage due to removal for adjustments — common with coil spring only appliances
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Benefits to Your Patient
- Fewer office visits
- Reduced treatment time
- Adult or child
- Patient for whom a removable appliance is not accomplishing treatment objectives due to patient non-compliance
- Combination 120 thread/inch jackscrew and titanium coil
– Gentle, precise, minute adjustments
– Reactivation of the coil spring without appliance removal
- Includes adjustment wrenches
The Ordont JackCoil Distalizer combines the best features and benefits of two tried and true distalization appliances into one innovative appliance!
In the past, there were two common approaches to molar distalization. One way utilized an appliance that featured a jackscrew assembly. The other method utilized a titanium coil spring. Both had drawbacks.
The jackscrew approach required the use of heavy forces and frequent adjustments —and eliminated the need for appliance removal. The coil spring approach, while accomplishing movement with a light, gentle force, had to be removed to reactivate the spring in order to continue the course of treatment.
The Ordont JackCoil Distalizer combines the benefits of the jackscrew approach—no removal required to continue treatment with the benefits of a coil spring—light, gentle force and more precise control of tooth movement.
How it Works
The Jack Screw appliance can be placed one week following the application of the separating wire. This opens the contact points for band placement. Petroleum Jelly is placed in the tube and on the coil spring section before cementing. At this visit, the nuts can be kept loose to allow the patient to become accustomed to the appliance and to avoid fracturing the cement.
When the patient returns, using two wrenches, the nut nearest the tube can be turned gently until it compresses the coil spring. While holding the first nut, lock the second nut. At each visit of the patient, (usually once a month) unlock the nuts (two wrenches). To continue the intermittent pressure, turn the first nut one turn against the coil spring. While holding the first nut, lock the second nut against it. One complete turn of the nut will increase the space 1/4 millimeter. After the space has been opened, the nuts can be locked and the appliance
can retain until the permanent tooth has erupted.
FREE Case Consultation
To discuss a particular case, or determine if this appliance is the right solution for your patient, give us a call at 800-325-3698, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. One of our experienced technicians will discuss it with you and provide you with more detail on how to use this appliance to accomplish your treatment objectives or make recommendations on alternatives.