Hard and soft tissue considerations at mini-implant insertion sites

J Orthod. 2014 Sep;41 Suppl 1:S3-7. doi: 10.1179/1465313314Y.0000000104.

Abstract

Various factors influence where orthodontic mini-implants will be placed. This article highlights the pertinent variables that should find consideration when planning the placement of orthodontic mini-implants.

Keywords: Mini-implants; insertion site; miniscrew.

MeSH terms

  • Biomechanical Phenomena
  • Bone Screws
  • Dental Implants*
  • Gingiva / anatomy & histology
  • Humans
  • Jaw / anatomy & histology*
  • Jaw / blood supply
  • Jaw / innervation
  • Miniaturization
  • Nasal Cavity / anatomy & histology
  • Orthodontic Anchorage Procedures / instrumentation*
  • Orthodontic Appliance Design
  • Paranasal Sinuses / anatomy & histology
  • Periodontium / anatomy & histology*
  • Periodontium / blood supply
  • Periodontium / innervation
  • Stress, Mechanical
  • Tooth Root / anatomy & histology
  • Torque

Substances

  • Dental Implants