Silkon Plus™ Brackets
Certain plastics may be strengthened by the addition of a filler. American Orthodontics, through extensive testing, has formulated a plastic/filler combination that increases the strength of Silkon Plus brackets by 30%. Silkon Plus brackets are injection molded and feature a reliable mechanical lock base. Silkon Plus offers a unique cosmetic bracket value with superior strength and arch wire slot stability.
- Particle mechanical lock for superior bond strength; no need for Silane or special adhesive
- Non-porous surface for improved friction control and sliding mechanics
- Smooth, stain resistant surface means better patient acceptance
- Plastic material does not promote enamel abrasion
- Hooks available on cuspids and bicuspids
Optional hooks on the cuspids and bicuspids.
Comfortably smooth contours.
Generous tie wing undercuts for easy ligation.
Mechanical lock base bonds with all types of adhesive.
Reinforced slot adds 15% increase in torque strength.
Long fiber technology increases tensile strength 42% at the tie wings.
Mechanical lock bonding base does not require silane or special adhesive.
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