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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 11, Issue : 6
First page : ( 2621) Last page : ( 2624)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00486.9

Mini Implants in Orthodontics-A Review

Sripradha S.1,*, Dr. Pandian Saravana2

1IVth Year B.D.S., Saveetha Dental College

2Senior Lecturer, Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College

*Corresponding Author E-mail:

Online published on 24 August, 2018.

Abstract

Mini implants were introduced as a means of precisely controlling tooth movements during some orthodontic treatment for correcting bite problems which otherwise would require orthognanthic surgery. Mini implants also known as temporary anchorage device are small titanium bone screw or stainless steel bone screw which are either placed in buccal alveolar bone or palatal side for active space closure. The aim of this review is to determine the significance of mini implants in orthodontics.

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Keywords

Implants, Orthodontics.

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