Published: 20 November, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 026-027
Direct bonding of a lingual retainer is challenging because it requires a long working time on the lingual aspect of the anterior teeth. Due to no direct vision there is a risk of contamination from saliva and moisture, which can cause bond failure; and it is difficult to apply the adhesive exactly where it is needed. The indirect method described in this article shows an easy way to increase better-quality bonding of the retainer
Lingual retainer; Indirect bonding; Transfer tray
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