Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Hawley appliance

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Hawley appliance --> Hawley retainer

(Science: dentistry) a removable wire and acrylic palatal appliance used to retain or stabilise the teeth in their new position following orthodontic tooth movement; with modifications it can be used to move teeth as an active orthodontic appliance.

Synonym: hawley appliance.