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Upper molar distalization on palatal miniscrews: an easy to manage palatal appliance

Luis Tomas Huanca Ghislanzoni, Claudio Piepoli
Progress in Orthodontics 2012, 13 (1): 78-83
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Upper molar distalization supported by miniscrews has become increasingly popular in the last years. A detailed clinical and lab procedure for the realization of a distalization appliance (fast back or distal jet) connected to miniscrews inserted in the anterior region of the palate is presented. A case report illustrates the use of a fast back appliance supported by miniscrews to correct the mesial shift of the molars and of the premolars as a consequence of an early loss of the maxillary deciduous canines.

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