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Table 1 Experimental groups

From: Force level of small diameter nickel-titanium orthodontic wires ligated with different methods

Wire Diameter Bracket and ligation type
Conventional NiTi 0.014-in. Damon Q—passive self-ligating
Bioquick—active self-ligating
Thermally activated NiTi 0.016-in. Morelli—elastomeric ligature (EL)
Morelli—metal ligature (ML)