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[Mini-implants: pushing the limits of traditional orthodontics]

Skander Ellouze
L' Orthodontie Française 2008, 79 (1): 59-66
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With the introduction during the last years of new tools such as low friction braces, skeletal anchorage, and especially mini screws, the tremendous evolution of lingual orthodontics, orthodontic care has evolved at a rhythm never known before. Using various clinical examples, the author shows the tremendous impact of the use of mini screws in a great number of treatments, producing particularly favourable facial changes, often going beyond the usual limits of orthodontic treatments.

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