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Table 3 Sagittal tooth movement: patients in whom orthodontic sagittal tooth movement was performed (n = 48), subdivided into mesialization, distalization and simultaneous mesialization and distalization of different teeth; in total and in relation to the whole sample; in absolute and relative frequencies

From: One palatal implant for skeletal anchorage – frequency and range of indications

  Patients with sagittal movement(n = 48) All patients(n = 56)
n % n %
Mesialization ≥1 tooth 25 52.1 25 44.6
Distalization ≥1 tooth 13 27.1 13 23.2
Mesialization plus distalization 10 20.8 10 17.9