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 can be assembled for each of you by a representative from American Orthodontics, and could be available to purchase at the first module

  • Arch forming pliers (139s)
  • Short probe
  • Ligature cutters
  • Ligature placer (Tucker)
  • Oval amalgam plugger
  • Straight Clips (Spencer Wells)
  • Distal end cutters
  • Crown shears (for cutting pigtails)
  • Anterior bracket holder
  • Band remover with plastic insert
  • Bite stick with triangular metal insert
  • Photographic retractors
  • Photographic mirrors
  • Clinical camera (PLEASE DO NOT BUY WITHOUT SPEAKING TO PJS FIRST)
  • * = optional extras
    • Molar bracket holder*
    • Weingarts *
    • Heavy wire cutters (Mauns)*
    • Glass slab*
    • Mixing spatula*
    • Cephalometric protractor *