Temporary anchorage devices for tooth movement: a review and case reports.

@article{McGuire2006TemporaryAD,
  title={Temporary anchorage devices for tooth movement: a review and case reports.},
  author={Michael K. McGuire and Eric Todd Scheyer and Ronald L Gallerano},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 10},
  pages={1613-24}
}
BACKGROUND Temporary anchorage devices (TADs) are immediately loaded miniscrews and osseointegrated palatal implants that are placed to control tooth movement during orthodontic treatment and removed when the treatment is completed. They are a relatively new addition to the dental armamentarium and can be used in some cases to replace traditional orthodontic extraoral appliances. Because placement requires a surgical procedure, orthodontists often refer patients to periodontists for this stage… CONTINUE READING

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