Bone nails play an important role in orthodontic treatment. Maybe you don’t understand why bone nails should be used in orthodontic treatment? How scary it is to implant a nail in the alveolar bone, but it’s not.
let’s learn about this mysterious bone nail.
What is a bone nail?
As a temporary Mini implant for alveolar bone,
has become an increasingly popular auxiliary tool for orthodontic treatment in recent years because of its superior function and simple implantation.
will remove the nail after correction, and the gap of the nail will recover and grow well by itself Research reports at home and abroad have shown that bone screws can be used safely and effectively to help with orthodontic treatment
What is the function of bone nail? Do I need to use bone nail?
Its function is to provide a fixed source of force and help to pull the teeth.
has a good effect in correcting the situation of Overerupted teeth, open gingival smile, deep bite, excessive eruption of molars and the need to back the dentition. It can achieve the effect that is difficult to achieve in traditional correction Among them, the most commonly used case in clinic is the case of overdenture. With bone nails, you can pull your teeth back for 24 hours to correct the face shape of overdenture
Will stud hurt?
First of all, the implantation process is carried out under local anesthesia. It’s fast and simple. Actually, it’s not very perceptive. Don’t worry too much!
How should bone nails be treated?
Bone nails should also be cleaned with toothbrush to maintain the health of surrounding soft tissues and reduce the chance of inflammation and looseness.
the oral mucosa of a few people may feel some foreign body sensation. If necessary, the bone nails can be covered with white wax or covered with rubber band to reduce discomfort
I don’t want to use bone nails. Is there another way?
If you really need additional anchoring sources to help pull the teeth, but don’t want to grow bone nails, is there any other way? In some cases, the function of bone nails can be replaced by traditional head caps (the following figure shows two head caps, the picture is taken from the Internet).
However, the traditional head cap needs to be worn for more than 12 to 14 hours every day, and your high cooperation is required to give full play to the therapeutic effect
Of course, not everyone’s correction needs bone nails! Xiaobian hopes this article can make friends who need bone nails relax, don’t be afraid of it!