Classical Orthodontic Anchorage: A Century Of Progress
Published 2017 · Psychology
Anchorage preparation is a vital part of orthodontic treatment. Without anchorage, teeth cannot be placed into their proper positions and facial imbalance cannot be corrected. Anchorage has been discussed and studied since the days when orthodontics began as a specialty. This chapter will discuss the issues and the personalities involved in the drama. It discusses classical anchorage preparation from Farrar, through Angle, Tweed, and into the present day. The journey that anchorage preparation has taken has been very interesting and very colorful. Its history is discussed in the chapter via direct quotations from the participants. The comments made by Angle, and later by Tweed, are particularly interesting.