Essential Biomechanics

The Scientific Basis for Orthodontic Excellence.
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Buccal or Palatal Miniscrews?

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Post|

Mini-implant insertion can be performed in various sites, depending on the desired biomechanical movement and on anatomical limitations of the selected areas. Specifically for maxillary molar intrusion, palatal mini-implant sites seem to be much more

Top ten of the year

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Post|

In this last post of the year, we have organized a top ten list with the most popular videos of the blog. The numbers of views represent the ones related to 2018. This is now

Drugs and Orthodontic Treatment

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Post|

We all know that orthodontic treatment depends on biological responses triggered at the periodontal ligament-alveolar bone interface. In addition to local factors that can be controlled by the orthodontist, such as the intensity of applied

The best books on orthodontic biomechanics

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Post|

"If the facts don´t fit the theory, change the facts." This provocative quote by Einstein made me think about the importance of a solid theoretical and scientific basis for practical activities, such as orthodontics. Due