Histomorphometric evaluation of cortical bone thickness surrounding miniscrew for orthodontic anchorage.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Recently, the use of miniscrews as an anchorage device has become a routine approach in the orthodontic field. However, there is no report that has analyzed the healing process of the miniscrew, such as the thickness of the cortical bone, in the past. PURPOSE In the present study, to histologically assess the healing process of the osseous… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1708-8208.2009.00197.x

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