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What is the only wire material that we can use in a patient with a nickel allergy?Beta-Titanium (TMA)
What type of wires are usually used for Leveling and Aligning?NiTi (nickel-titanium)
What two types of wire have a lot of force and a stiff wire with little springbackStainless Steel, Cobalt-Cromium
What wire material is considered to be "most biocompatible"TMA (aka Beta-Titanium)
The initial wire material is typicallyNiTi (low force, low stiffness, high memory) (0.16 NiTi less stiff, 0.20 a little more stiff) (ROUND)
What is the "working" archwire material for Sliding Mechanics?0.020 Stainless Steel (SS)
What is the "working" archwire material for Torque?Beta-Titanium 0.19 x 0.025
What is the Archwire material for Anchorage?0.019 x 0.025 Stainless Steel
What is the Archwire material for Finishing?Segmented Archwires with Elastics (stainless steel if no wire bending necessary... TMA if wirebending corrections)
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