Specialists usage of new treatment device
Specialists usage of new treatment device
Document number : 252711
Created by: Ankit Goyal, 2019-06-18
Last revised by: Ankit Goyal, 2019-06-18
Document created in: James Cook University


1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

In orthodontics (speciality of dentistry which deals with 'braces'), the invention of Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) have allowed to move teeth more effectively and efficiently. This research will determine the clinical utilisation of TADs among orthodontists in Australia by surveying them regarding when and how they use TADs.


Alan Nimmo
Academic, JCU Dentistry - Cairns Smithfield site

Workplaces involved in this project

Added workplaces

Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Dentistry - JCU Dentistry - Miscellaneous workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Attitude of orthodontists regarding the usage of Temporary Anchorage Device

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced


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