Permanent retention is much greater using a flattened, 8-stranded soft braided wire. Avoid torque control problems that can occur using a round braided wire for these procedures. It can be adapted with little interference in the lower incisors. It is easy to adapt and prevents involuntary tooth movement associated with active force wires. "Bond a Braid" is excellent for the semi-permanent orthodontic splinting of the upper and lower incisors. It can be used to support closed diastemas, maintain difficult extraction sites and solve other tooth dilemmas.