According to an independent study by Harradine that compared the Damon System with conventional straight-wire twin brackets, patients treated with the Damon System required 30% fewer appointments as well as significantly less chairtime.1
Another third-party study by Tagawa demonstrated that the Damon System can reduce the number of appointments by up to 50% compared with conventional appliances.2
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1Harradine NWT. Self-ligation brackets and treatment efficiency. Clinical Orthodontics and Research 2001; 4:220-227.
2Tagawa D. From good to great: The Damon System vs. conventional appliances: a comparative study. Clinical Impressions 2006; 15-1.