Maxillary dental transposition

Dental transposition is an anomaly involving the positional interchange of two adjacent teeth. It is not a common anomaly, with a prevalence under 1%, but can represent a clinical challenge in our practice.
It commonly affects the

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PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MINISCREW INSERTION – Part II

PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MINISCREW INSERTION – Part II

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Orthodontic miniscrew represented a boon for our profession, allowing for brave biomechanics, or just simplifying things, that would have been much more complicated without skeletal anchorage.

The second part of this

PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MINISCREW INSERTION – Part I

PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MINISCREW INSERTION – Part I

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Orthodontic miniscrew represented a boon for our profession, allowing for daring biomechanics, or just simplifying things, that would have been much more complicated without skeletal anchorage.

Despite their usefulness, many orthodontists are scared from miniscrew and commit their placement to the surgeon: while this could be considered correct, in my opinion (and not only mine) they should be placed by the orthodontist. In fact, they are part of the appliance, and their positioning should be biomechanically-driven, so learning to do it by yourself