The 3M™ SmartClip™ Self-Ligating Appliance System has an the integral nickel-titanium clip that permits simple archwire insertion and removal, yet holding the archwire with a pre-programmed force, avoiding unintentional disengagement. Offered in your choice of the APC Adhesive coating, it features the 3M™ APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive for enhanced bonding efficiency.
The SmartClip™ Self-Ligating Appliance System revolutionizes self-ligation. An integral nickel-titanium clip permits easy and simple archwire insertion and removal, yet holds the archwire with a pre-programmed force that avoids unintentional disengagement. The SmartClip™ Bracket also features a familiar twin-bracket design and is available in several prescriptions. Choose either the APC™ II Adhesive Coated Appliance System, the APC™ PLUS Adhesive Coated Appliance System with color change adhesive, or the APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive Coated Appliance System for enhanced bonding efficiency. These features, exclusively together in the SmartClip Appliance System, combine to bring greater efficiencies and more predictable outcomes to orthodontic treatment.
Proprietary self-ligating clips which can save valuable chair time during wire engagement and disengagement
"Intelligent" clips that release the archwire if forces are excessive
Provide selective ligation capability, allowing clinicians to engage the archwire in a single clip .
Precisely finished nickel titanium clips and smooth radiused surfaces for enhanced patient comfort
Offered in the MBT™ System prescription, as well as Ricketts (High Torque) and Roth (Low Torque) for desired treatment philosophy options
3M™ APC™ Flash-Free and 3M™ APC™ II
Adhesive coating options for bonding efficiency
Molar brackets with small, low profile tie-wings for treatment flexibility
Notched tie-wings for additional bicuspid identification
Low profile for patient comfort
Torque-in-base for level slot line up
Micro-etched, three point contact base anatomical contouring for better base to tooth fit
Vertical scribe line for accurate bracket placement