Required Instruments

Instruments in the list below are required for successful participation in the course. If you own any of these instruments please bring them with you for the first module.

Instrument packs are being assembled for each of you by a representative from American Orthodontics and will be available to purchase at the first module

  • Arch forming pliers (139s)
  • Short probe
  • Ligature cutters
  • Ligature placer (Tucker)
  • Oval amalgam plugger
  • Clips (Spencer Wells)
  • Distal end cutters
  • Bracket holder
  • Band remover with plastic insert
  • Bite stick with triangular metal insert
  • Oval amalgam plugger
  • Photographic retractors
  • Photographic mirror
  • Clinical camera
    • Molar bracket holder*
    • Weingarts *
    • Heavy wire cutters (Mauns)*
    • Crown shears*
    • Glass slab*
    • Mixing spatula*
    • Cephalometric protractor *


* = optional extras