BTY UThooks

Universal Traction Hook

American Orthodontics Utility Traction Hook, or UT Hook, is designed as a one-piece product with a “T” shaped end to accommodate elastics from multiple directions. The term “Utility” refers to the versatility and ability to perform several functions. The UT Hook can be used for partially erupted teeth, blocked out teeth, rotated molars, cross elastics, or elastics with aligners, among other uses.

The “Traction” term is a reference to the UT Hook maintaining its position despite being exposed to a pulling strain. Unlike a two piece brazed hook, AO’s UT Hook is still malleable for specific hook placement, but much more robust under similar loading conditions.

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Texas A&M Student Dr. Amanda Gross Wins 2021 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award, Presented by American Orthodontics

03/9/21

The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics is proud to name Dr. Amanda Gross from Texas A&M University as the winner of the 2021 Eugene L. Gottlieb . . .

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Orthodontists Judge AO Products Best In Class with Five 2020 Townie Choice Awards

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American Orthodontics is proud to be the winner of five 2020 Orthotown Townie Choice Awards, highlighted by again winning the Metal Twin . . .

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Ultradent Partners with American Orthodontics

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