If you are:
- A new student of the art and science of working with stainless steel wire for
- Teaching orthodontics in a dental school, dental technology program, private
practice or training employees in a dental lab setting.
- Experienced in orthodontic appliance manufacture.
The T-Bow* is a device invented by an orthodontics professional which helps
the student, teacher or experienced technician, bend pre-measured and standardized
The name was derived from the turret like shape and the end caps that allow the
technician to make uniform labial bows for retainers on the maxillary or mandibular.
The circumferential grooves are half round and will accommodate round wire as
large as .045mm.
In a large laboratory, quality control, consistency across the board with the
size of the U- loops on labial bows is so important. The T-bow produces uniform
labial bows that are easily adjusted and proportional to either the maxillary or
The T-bow can be purchased with or without a stand.