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ORTHODONTIC ENGINEERING TOOLS OF THE TRADE ANCHORAGE WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ORTHODONTIC MINI-SCREWS, MINI-IMPLANTS OR TEMPORARY ANCHORAGE DEVICES (TADS) hen my orthodontist mentioned the need for a mini-screw, I wondered what W on earth he meant! He explained what it was and reassured me that there was nothing to worry about. Here is a summary of my own experiences, which might help to serve as your personal guide to mini-screws. An orthodontic mini-screw is also referred to as a micro-screw, mini-implant or temporary anchorage device (TAD). These are essentially small metal screws, which are inserted between the teeth and used as solid or stable fixings to move other teeth during orthodontic treatment. They are necessary because your own teeth do not always provide sufficient support, if the orthodontist needs to pull, drag or move teeth from one position to another. 122 Smiles & F aces The Comprehensive Guide To Orthodontics Octagon Orthodontics www.octagonorthodontics.com ORTHODONTIC BRACES


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