Temporary Anchorage Devices: A Review

  • Yamini Kaul
  • Darshit Dhanan
  • Ashish Choudhary
Keywords: Temporary anchorage devices, Anchorage, Mini screws, Mini implants


The need for skeletal anchorage in orthodontics has increased with the growing number of adult patients seeking orthodontic treatment. In addition, complex treatment goals, patients with missing teeth, non-compliance with extra-oral anchorage have all added to the growing need for skeletal anchorage. The success of implants being used as anchors has widened the horizons of the orthodontist and are welcome additions to the armamentarium of a clinical orthodontist, which should be explored to the best possible advantage for treating patients.


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Yamini Kaul, Darshit Dhanan, & Ashish Choudhary. (2017). Temporary Anchorage Devices: A Review. International Healthcare Research Journal, 1(3), 6-11. Retrieved from https://ihrjournal.com/index.php/ihrj/article/view/25