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Table 2 Summary of treatment options

From: Temporary anchorage device usage: a survey among Swiss orthodontists

  Count Percentage of all treatments Relative percentage
All (non-extraction with fixed appliance) 108 100  
  Distalization only 81 75.1 100
   Palatal implant 57 52.8 70.4
   Mini-screws 18 16.7 22.2
   Mini-plates on infrazygomatic crests 6 5.6 7.4
  Distalization combined with Class II mechanics 4 3.7 100
   Palatal implant 2 1.9 50.0
   Headgear 1 0.9 25.0
   Mini-screws 1 0.9 25.0
  Orthognathic surgery only 9 8.3 100
   Sagittal split osteotomy 7 6.5 77.8
   LeFort I osteotomy 1 0.9 11.1
   Sagittal split, LeFort I osteotomy and SARPE 1 0.9 11.1
  Sagittal split osteotomy combined with Class II mechanics 1 0.9  
  Sagittal split osteotomy combined with distalization against palatal implant 1 0.9  
  Class II mechanics 8 7.4 100
   Herbst appliance 4 3.7 50.0
   Springs 3 2.8 37.5
   Elastics 1 0.9 12.5
  Alignment only without Class II correction 4 3.7