Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini-implants in clinical practice: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Reynders2016BarriersAF,
  title={Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini-implants in clinical practice: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Reint A Meursinge Reynders and Laura Abbozzo Ronchi and L Loro Emmanuel Ladu and Nicola Di Girolamo and Jan de Lange and Nia Wyn Roberts and Sharon Mickan},
  booktitle={Systematic reviews},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Most orthodontic treatment plans need some form of anchorage to control the reciprocal forces of tooth movement. Orthodontic mini implants (OMIs) have been hailed for having revolutionized orthodontics, because they provide anchorage without depending on the collaboration of patients, they have a favorable effectiveness compared with conventional anchorage devices, and they can be used for a wide scale of treatment objectives. However, surveys have shown that many orthodontists never… CONTINUE READING
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