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About 3M Unitek

In the braces arena, we've been a proven leader in the orthodontic industry for over 60 years. 3M Unitek produced the first stainless steel brackets, the first adhesive pre-coated brackets, colour-changing bonding adhesive and true self-ligating brackets. We put our expertise to work for you in every set of braces we manufacture – all backed by our unwavering commitment to excellent customer service and the highest quality products.

Main innovations made by 3M Unitek
  • Seamless bands
  • First stainless steel bracket
  • Nitinol wires – The first worldwide
  • Transbond™ Adhesives – Start of a full range of uncompromising adhesives
  • APC™ Adhesives – still unique today
  • Clarity™ Ceramic Brackets – today‘s market leader in ceramic brackets
  • MBT™ Versatile+ Appliance System
  • SmartClip™ Self- Ligating Brackets
  • Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Brackets