ScientificWorldJournal 2013 1;2013:396091. Epub 2013 Jul 1.
Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Gaziantep, Sehitkamil, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey.
Introduction: The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of screw design and force application on the stability of miniscrews, using RTT, SEM, and histomorphometric analyses.
Materials And Methods: Eighty cylindrical, self-drilling, and Ti6Al4V alloy miniscrews (1,6 × 6 mm) were used. Four mini-screws were inserted in fibulas of each rabbit, and 115 G of force was immediately applied. Read More