Stops and Hooks

Our comprehensive offering covers a wide range of usage, and includes crimpable and weldable stops and hooks, as well as arch locks.

Surgical and Rectangular Arch Hooks
  • Prevent failure of bracket attachments to teeth
  • 2mm cast with hook
  • Split hooks can be placed without removing arch wire
  • Provide an efficient means of ligation
  • Use sliding hook crimping pliers for strongest crimp
  • Surgical hooks may be used for intermaxillary fixation following surgery
  • 10 pieces per package

Sliding Hook Crimping Pliers
  • Two grooved inserts maintain a firm grip on the tube
  • Used with American surgical hooks and rectangular arch hooks

Round Stops and Hooks
  • 1mm and 2mm lengths
  • Wall thickness .006 inches (.15mm)
  • Ideal for light wires
  • Use dull hard wire cutter for placement
  • Split crimplable can be placed without removing arch wire

  • 2mm lengths
  • Wall thickness .015 inches (.38mm)
  • Welded to arch prior to ligation

Rectangular Stops
  • All rectangular stops have a wall thickness of .015 inches (.38mm)
  • Split crimpable can be placed without removing arch wire

Monkey Hook
  • .018 linkable S-shaped hook
  • Directs impacted teeth into position
  • Assists in the correction of severely rotated teeth
  • May be hung from a bondable coil eyelet
  • Can be used in multiples to create a chain
  • 10 pieces per package

Arch Hook
  • Removable lock secures to arch wires
  • Pre-assembled unit allows placemnet in one piece

Additional Images

Arch Hook
Round Stop
Monkey Hook
Rectangle Arch Hook
Rectangle Stop

Other Products

Fixed & Functional
American Orthodontics offers a complete line of high quality fixed and functional products.
Tritanium Wire
Tritanium wire offers three distinct thermally activated force regions.
Masterline Instruments
Our premium instruments include pliers, cutters, and more.

Sign up to receive new product and other information from American Orthodontics!