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Band

Any range between two limits. For example, government regulation may establish a band of acceptable inflation rates and take steps to ensure they remain within that band.
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The current study describes the temperature changes of the pulp cavity during the laser welding of an orthodontic band with an orthodontic stainless steel wire.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the compressive, diametral tensile and flexural strengths of 5 materials used to cement orthodontic bands.
Microleakage of orthodontic band cement at the ce- ment-enamel and cement-band interfaces.
The appliance is as effective as the 2 x 4 appliance but minus the use of orthodontic bands. The short-span wire-fixed orthodontic appliance method is handy for correction of simple anterior crossbite and especially in cases where the first permanent molars are either unavailable or partially erupted for successful placement of orthodontic bands.
Studies have shown a direct correlation between biofilm accumulation, enamel demineralization, and even caries lesions with the use of orthodontic bands, brackets, and other devices (12-16).
After the placement of orthodontic bands, gingival inflammation and hyperplasia may occur.