Modified miniplates for temporary skeletal anchorage in orthodontics: placement and removal surgeries.

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PURPOSE Skeletal anchorage systems are increasingly used in orthodontics. This article describes the techniques of placement and removal of modified surgical miniplates used for temporary orthodontic anchorage and reports surgeons' perceptions of their use. PATIENTS AND METHODS We enrolled 97 consecutive orthodontic patients having miniplates placed as an… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2008.01.037

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@article{Cornelis2008ModifiedMF, title={Modified miniplates for temporary skeletal anchorage in orthodontics: placement and removal surgeries.}, author={Marie A Cornelis and Nicole R Scheffler and Pierre Mahy and Sergio Siciliano and Hugo J J De Clerck and J. F. Camilla Tulloch}, journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons}, year={2008}, volume={66 7}, pages={1439-45} }