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Orthodontic jig for attaching orthodontic brackets

Image Number 19 for United States Patent #6447291.

An orthodontic jig for attaching orthodontic brackets on the teeth is disclosed. The orthodontic jig comprises a housing, a bracket support extending out of the front side of the housing through the back side of the housing, tweezers for gripping the tie wings of the bracket connected to the housing and disposed around the bracket support, a cusp tip reference means for setting the cusp tip of the tooth as the reference surface of the orthodontic position, means for displacing the cusp tip reference plate upward or downward, and a handle connected to the upper and lower surface of housing for supporting the housing.The orthodontic jig can be connected with a cusp tip reference means or/and a lingual bracket positioning device.

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