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orthotown.com // message board Wire Bending Recommendations? What courses or books would you suggest to this Townie who is looking to better his wire bending techniques? Member Since: 02/11/05   Post: 1 of 21   » FEB 5 2009 FEB 6 2009 Orthotown.com > Message Boards > Clinical Topics > Clinical Orthodontics > Wire Bending Recommendations? bayareabraces  Hey all, it always takes me a while to make different bends in my archwires. We got plenty of instruction but it was always just a demo and then we had to reproduce it. I’m looking for a manual or book that would have the different wire bending techniques and their applications in clinical practice that I can use as a reference. Any recommendations? Thanks! n Member Since: 10/21/05   Post: 2 of 21   drbecky You could go to the Tweed Study Course. You might also read Common Sense Mechanics by Mulligan. Burstone might have some good publications on that subject as well. n Member Since: 01/15/07   Post: 3 of 21   pnwortho Definitely the Tweed course would be a good boot camp for wire bending. Mostly, when it comes to wire bending, the best advice that comes to mind is to practice, practice, practice. Practice makes perfect. When I was a resident, we had an exercise where we had to bend round and rectangular wires into every conceivable loop that fit a template. I’m sure that someone in charge at your residency must have a photocopy of the exercise template. You can also bend the alphabet. I think it is a lower case “e” that is supposed to be the hardest letter to bend. n FEB 6 2009 Member Since: 01/13/09   Post: 4 of 21 Member Since: 10/10/05   Post: 5 of 21 chschum   nysent I have been to the Tweed Study Course in Tucson. Save your money. n FEB 6 2009 I sucked at wire bending my entire first year. Having to bend all those Hawley bows used to make me so frustrated and upset. Then I went to Tweed second year. It sucks in a way that boot camp would suck, although the instructors try to make it a decent time. But now I don’t sweat when it comes to bending intra-oral wires and Hawley bows. Tweed was worth it. n FEB 6 2009 Member Since: 02/11/05   Post: 6 of 21   bayareabraces Similar to what’s been said, I hear mixed reviews on Tweed depending on whom I talk to. We have an opportunity to go but are still undecided at this point. It would be nice to strengthen my wire-bending skills but if this would be something I could do at home by just practicing, I’d rather save some money. Any other comments on Tweed? n FEB 6 2009 Member Since: 04/28/08  Post: 7 of 21 BracesDude I found the Tweed course not to be as effective of a wire-bending course as I thought it would be. It emphasized the 10-2 mechanics much more than bending. Bending templates and exercises would help. In residency we had to make all of our own Hawleys – as well as those of the third years – which made us have to be goo d. It also should be emphasized that 9/11 happened on the second day of Tweed and maybe I wasn’t paying attention to old Herb and the Tweed Boyz. n FEB 7 2009 10 DECEMBER 2012 // orthotown.com t http://www.orthotown.com http://www.Orthotown.com http://www.orthotown.com

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