Evolution of orthodontic brackets
Corresponding Author(s) : Dr Vishal R. Patni
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 4 No. 3 (2016): 2016 Volume 4- Issue -3
Orthodontics distinguishes and differs itself from the other branches of medicine by its widespread use of an array of devices made of almost all the biomaterials known. From metals to plastic and from ceramics to composites, these materials bring beauty and health. Brackets evolutions from the introduction of pin and tube to lingual, magnetic and self -ligating brackets are rapid in pace and play a significant role in advancement of Orthodontic field. Though, we all are using recent brackets which are currently available in the markets, it is important to know the past history of brackets which was used earlier. Thus, this article reviews the history of various orthodontic brackets used till the present date.