30 SPEAKERS Benjamin Kamuf Munster Germany friction Pads an alternative to attachments in aligner therapy Saturday 22 November 2014 15 30 hrs This paper describes a new type of inconspicuous attachments called friction pads which are to increase the friction between aligners and teeth and improve mechanical transduction A friction pad is a flat surface structure which is applied to the tooth surface The maximum pull off forces of aligner plastic models were measured using various aligner materials and friction pads Statistically significant increases in pull off forces were observed when using friction pads There are a number of possible reasons for the increase in maximum pull off forces for example an increase in static and kinetic friction between tooth and aligner From 2001 to 2007 Degree of dentistry oral and orthodontic medicine at the Westfalia Wilhelms University Munster 2007 to 2008 scientific employee at the Institute for Physiology I Munster Preparation assistant in general dental practice from 2008 to 2010 Graduation to Dr med dent at the Westfalia Wilhelms University Munster in 2010 From 2011 to 2012 employed as dentist in orthodontic dental practice Since 06 2012 residency as an orthodontic specialist in the dental practice Dr W Khan Hamm Since 01 2014 residency as an orthodontic specialist at the University Witten Herdecke under Prof Dr G Danesh

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