Esthetic segmental retraction of maxillary anterior teeth with a palatal appliance and orthodontic mini-implants.

@article{Park2007EstheticSR,
  title={Esthetic segmental retraction of maxillary anterior teeth with a palatal appliance and orthodontic mini-implants.},
  author={Young-chel Park and Y J Choi and Nak-Chun Choi and Jong-Suk Lee},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2007},
  volume={131 4},
  pages={
          537-44
        }
}
Placing orthodontic mini-implants allows clinicians to use simple and esthetic appliances to retract anterior teeth. This usage is reported here in a patient with lip protrusion and mild crowding. The anterior teeth were splinted on the lingual side and retracted by an elastomeric chain connected to orthodontic mini-implants without the use of an archwire or brackets. After space closure, brackets were bonded for detailing individual teeth. The desired movement of the anterior teeth was… CONTINUE READING
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