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The Hybrid Orthodontic Treatment System (HOTS)

Tomio Ikegami, Ricky Wing-Kit Wong, Urban Hägg, Wilson Lee, Kyoko Hibino
World Journal of Orthodontics 2010, 11 (2): 168-79
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This paper describes the Hybrid Orthodontic Treatment System (HOTS), an innovative method used in first premolar extraction cases. It comprises the following three components: (1) a miniscrew, (2) dual-dimension wires, and (3) multiloop edgewise archwires. HOTS consists of four clearly defined treatment steps: (1) setup, (2) leveling, (3) separate but simultaneous anterior and canine teeth retraction, and (4) final adjustment. HOTS achieves a predictable treatment outcome with a shorter treatment time.

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