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Title: A randomised controlled clinical trial to investigate the rates of alignment of the upper and lower labial segments using conventional, active and passive self-ligating orthodontic brackets
Author: Clover, Matthew John
ISNI:       0000 0001 3559 2489
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2008
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The aims of this project were twofold. Firstly to compare the measurement error using digital Vernier callipers and a 3D laser scanner when using Little's Index of Irregularity on plaster study models. Secondly to establish whether the use of active or passive selfligating brackets results in faster initial tooth alignment than the use of conventional orthodontic brackets.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.D.S.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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