Mike Bicknell and Dwight Damon explain why the Damon Ultima System is such an exciting addition to offer patients.
The new Damon Ultima System is completely reengineered with a unique round-sided rectangular wire and a parallelogram-shaped slot in the bracket. These fit together precisely to virtually eliminate play.
The unique design of the Damon Ultima System gives orthodontists precise control to move teeth more efficiently and reliably. It works with gentler forces to help orthodontists finish with better patient comfort.
The Damon Ultima brackets are available in the neutral, retrocline, and procline options for enhanced torque control.
With brackets designed from the centre point of the slot, they line up with the FA point to express the desired torque and provide easier and more precise placement.
Larger size and different material Damon Ultima archwires are available for more torque control for challenging transverse or levelling.
Damon Ultima System
‘It was really exciting to see and experience for the first time ever a full expression orthodontic system with my patients,’ said Dr Mike Bicknell, an Ultima clinical study investigator and orthodontist in practice for almost 20 years.
‘I am seeing an unparalleled level of control that I’ve not seen before and much earlier in treatment. I can now treat patients who ordinarily would take 18 or more months. We complete their treatment more efficiently and with less discomfort in 12 months or less.’
‘After 52 years, I have finally been able to solve the problem with the significant play of the wire in the bracket slot that has often created excessive forces when bending arch wires to compensate,’ said Dr Dwight Damon, creator of the Damon Ultima System.
‘As the inventor of Damon Braces and pioneer of passive self-ligation appliances, the ability to transform orthodontic treatment using PSL as an alternative to conventional braces is now here to the level I have always dreamed of.
‘The Damon Ultima System is the epitome of reinventing how a special designed bracket and archwire assembly work together. It provides orthodontists with ultimate control to deliver to patients the beautiful healthy Damon Smile in months, not years, using biological sensible forces.’
We are celebrating 25 years of Damon, and the launch of the Damon Ultima System in Amsterdam 11-13 November. Find out more and register here: https://cvent.me/m747mX.
The opinions expressed are those of Dr Michael Bicknell and Dr Dwight Damon.
Dr Bicknell and Dr Damon are paid consultants to Ormco. Ormco is a medical device manufacturer and does not dispense medical advice.
Clinicians should use their own professional judgment in treating their patients. Individual patient results may vary.