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Article: Volume 8 Number 1 Page 6 - January 2015

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  Orth Update 2015; 8: 6-12

Orthodontics:  Mini-Implants in Contemporary Orthodontics Part 1: Recent Evidence on Factors Affecting Clinical Success

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Abstract: Orthodontic mini-implants are able to provide reliable anchorage, but are reported to have varying success (stability) rates. Which factors and issues determine mini-implant success and how can this be maximized? This paper provides an interpretation of the relevant research findings, with a particular focus on the latest published studies, to help the orthodontist both understand and maximize his/her mini-implant successes.

Clinical relevance: An understanding of optimum insertion site, size and technique factors will improve clinical mini-implant success rates.

Author notes: Richard RJ Cousley, BSc, BDS, MSc, FDS RCS, FDS(Orth) RCS, Department of Orthodontics, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Objective: To outline the factors affecting clinical mini-implant success rates.