Versatility has become key feature for an appliance to be chosen for any orthodontic treatment, one such appliance is transpalatal arch (TPA) which has numerous advantages while using in fixed orthodontic treatment. TPA not only provides additional anchorage but also used for active movement of individual teeth. The aim of this article is to present a broadreview of the literature by including various modifications of TPA and their indications, to better assist the clinician for using it in different cases.
Key words: Orthodontics; Transpalatal arch; Goshgarian arch; Transpalatal arch modifications.
Received: 11January, 2019 Revised: 28 January, 2019 Accepted: 10 February, 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Asmita Kharche, Assistant Professor, MDS Orthodontics, Dept of Orthodontics, Dr D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune 411018 India
This article may be cited as: Kharche A, Durkar S, Kawale P, Yerawadekar S, Jethe S. Resistance to tooth fracture with different restorative material. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(2):26-32.