Volume 6 Issue 5 (September -October), 2020

Review Articles

Orthodontic mini-implants- A narrative review
Dr. Nameeta Kaur, Dr. Mohammad Mushtaq

Orthodontic miniscrews are loaded immediately unlike the dental implants, but, using light forces only., mini-implants are stable source of anchorage, but did not remain absolutely stationary, throughout the period of orthodontic loading and sometimes move according to the direction of orthodontic force in some patients. This makes them as a necessary treatment option in cases with critical anchorage that would have otherwise resulted in anchorage loss if treated with conventional means of anchorage. Hence; the present review was planned for highlighting literature of orthodontic mini-implants. Key words: Orthodontic, Mini-implants

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