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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-34

Simplified treatment mechanics with a miniscrew for a case of canine impaction


Department of Orthodontics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Zuhair Bakhsh
King Abdulaziz University, P. O. Box 10703, Jeddah 21443
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2278-0203.176656

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With the introduction of miniscrews into the orthodontic field, the efficiency and effectiveness of treating complex cases have significantly improved. Biomechanical considerations, especially relating to anchorage control have become less of a concern and side effects, as a consequence, have become minimal. This article reports on a canine impaction case in which an orthodontic miniscrew has been used to effectively and efficiently pull the canine, thereby reducing anchorage unit side effects and simplifying treatment mechanics.


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