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Use of miniscrews as temporary anchorage devices in orthodontic practice. I—Introduction

George Anka
Australian Orthodontic Journal 2006, 22 (2): 131-9
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AIM: To describe the use of miniscrews as temporary anchorage devices to facilitate mesial, distal and vertical orthodontic tooth movement.

METHOD: The development of miniscrews and the direct and indirect application of forces from these devices are described. Case reports will be given in a second paper.

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