3M - SmartClip SL3 Self-Ligating Brackets
Category Orthodontics
Brand 3M
  • 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


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 traditional tie-wings allow for application of auxiliaries.

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