Stops and Hooks

Our comprehensive offering covers a wide range of usage, and includes crimpable and weldable stops and hooks, as well as arch locks.

Surgical and Rectangular Arch Hooks
  • Prevent failure of bracket attachments to teeth
  • 2mm cast with hook
  • Split hooks can be placed without removing arch wire
  • Provide an efficient means of ligation
  • Use sliding hook crimping pliers for strongest crimp
  • Surgical hooks may be used for intermaxillary fixation following surgery
  • 10 pieces per package

Sliding Hook Crimping Pliers
  • Two grooved inserts maintain a firm grip on the tube
  • Used with American surgical hooks and rectangular arch hooks

Round Stops and Hooks
  • 1mm and 2mm lengths
  • Wall thickness .006 inches (.15mm)
  • Ideal for light wires
  • Use dull hard wire cutter for placement
  • Split crimplable can be placed without removing arch wire

  • 2mm lengths
  • Wall thickness .015 inches (.38mm)
  • Welded to arch prior to ligation

Rectangular Stops
  • All rectangular stops have a wall thickness of .015 inches (.38mm)
  • Split crimpable can be placed without removing arch wire

Monkey Hook
  • .018 linkable S-shaped hook
  • Directs impacted teeth into position
  • Assists in the correction of severely rotated teeth
  • May be hung from a bondable coil eyelet
  • Can be used in multiples to create a chain
  • 10 pieces per package

Arch Hook
  • Removable lock secures to arch wires
  • Pre-assembled unit allows placemnet in one piece

Additional Images

Arch Hook
Round Stop
Monkey Hook
Rectangle Arch Hook
Rectangle Stop

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