BTY Hook stop
BTY Hook crimp
BTY Hook round
BTY Hook weld
BTY Hook stop
BTY Hook crimp
BTY Hook round
BTY Hook weld

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

Crimpable

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


Weldable

  • 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 placement in one piece
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