Archive for July, 2013

Bone Screws and Plates for Orthodontic Anchorage

The extent to which teeth can be moved with orthodontics is dependent on the available anchorage. When the necessary forces required to move teeth in a particular direction cannot be applied with traditional anchorage techniques (appliances on other teeth), orthodontic practitioners have relied on extraoral anchorage and/or orthognathic surgery to achieve desired results. Unfortunately, headgear […]