Key Features

  • Designed as an easy-to-read guide to the use of miniscrew implant anchorage in everyday practice
  • Profusely illustrated with high-quality colour photographs and line diagrams
  • Practical, step-by-step approach to the subject with numerous case examples
  • Prepared by leading authorities in the field
  • Ideal for the orthodontist wishing to adopt the technique for the first time

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION

Case example
About this book

2. BRIEF REVIEW OF THE USE OF IMPLANTS IN ORTHODONTICS

Early research and development
Later developments
Miniscrews
Terminology

3. MINISCREW IMPLANTS: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES

Method of insertion: drill-free versus pre-drilling
Primary stability: osseointegration versus mechanical interlocking
Timing of loading: immediate versus delayed loading
Loading characteristics and implant stability
Secondary stability: bone remodeling around the miniscrew implant
Miniscrew implant design and insertion and removal torque

4. TERMINOLOGY, DESIGN FEATURES AND ARMAMENTARIUM

Terminology and design features
Armamentarium

5. ANATOMIC CONSIDERATIONS AND PLACEMENT/REMOVAL OF ORTHODONTIC MINISCREW IMPLANTS

Anatomic considerations
Miniscrew implant placement and removal
Post-placement instructions for the patient
Timing of initial force application

6. MINISCREW IMPLANT ANCHORAGE FOR ANTEROPOSTERIOR TOOTH MOVEMENT

Use of miniscrew implants for absolute anchorage when mesial movement of posterior teeth is not indicated
Miniscrew implant anchorage for retraction of the entire dentition
Miniscrew implant anchorage for molar distalization
Miniscrew implant anchorage for anterior movement of posterior teeth

7. MINISCREW IMPLANT ANCHORAGE FOR INTRUSION OF TEETH

Indications for intrusion
Intrusion using miniscrews
Design of the appliance
Optimum force levels
Occlusal and facial consequences of orthodontic intrusion
Miniscrew implant anchorage for intrusion of the entire dentition
Miniscrew implant anchorage for intrusion of posterior teeth
Miniscrew implant anchorage for intrusion of anterior teeth

8. MINISCREW IMPLANT ANCHORAGE FOR TRANSVERSE AND ASYMMETRIC TOOTH MOVEMENT

Transverse and asymmetric tooth movement

9. OTHER USES OF MINISCREW IMPLANTS

Usin

Details

No. of pages:
276
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780723434023
Electronic ISBN:
9780723436874

About the authors

Cheol-Ho Paik

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthodontist, Private practice, Seoul, Korea

In-Kwon Park

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthodontist, Private practice, Seoul, Korea

Youngjoo Woo

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthodontist, Private practice, Seoul, Korea

Tae-Woo Kim

Affiliations and Expertise

Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea