Predrilling of the implant site: Is it necessary for orthodontic mini-implants?

@article{Baumgaertel2010PredrillingOT,
  title={Predrilling of the implant site: Is it necessary for orthodontic mini-implants?},
  author={Sebastian Baumgaertel},
  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={2010},
  volume={137 6},
  pages={825-9}
}
Mini-implants are becoming increasingly popular in orthodontic practice. However, there is still controversy about the need for implant-site preparation. This article reviews the current literature to answer the question: is predrilling is necessary for orthodontic mini-implants? 

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