Placement of Orthodontic Separators

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Term: 2012
Published: October 25, 2012
Revised: June 9, 2015

This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in dentistry. This module demonstrates how orthodontic separators are placed.

This series has been internally reviewed by a cross-disciplinary committee within University of Ghana prior to releasing as an Open Educational Resource.

Authors: Prof. E. A. Nyarko, Dr. Sandra Hewlett, Dr. Merley Newman-Nartey, Prof. Josephine Sackeyfio, Prof. Grace Parkins, Prof. Richard M. K. Adanu, Mr. Chris Andrew Yebuah.
Institution: University of Ghana

Learning Objectives

After completion of this tutorial, you should be able to identify the steps to be carried out in the placement and removal of elastic and metal separators.

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