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Volume 13 (2018)
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Influence of Asthma on the Degree of Apical Root Resorption in Orthodontically Treated Patients

Giordana Ariane Ribeiro Schwerz Antunes de Melo; Karine Martelli; Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas; Fabrício Pinelli Valarelli; Rodrigo Hermont Cançado

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 1-6


  Background: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the influence of asthma on the degree of apical root resorption in patients treated orthodontically. Methods: Sample comprised 683 patients treated orthodontically; 240 with asthma and 443 who did not present any kind of respiratory allergy ...  Read More

Root Resorption in Mandibular Incisors During Orthodontic Treatment with Invisalign®: A Radiometric Study

Giulia Gay; Serena Ravera; Tommaso Castroflorio; Francesco Garino; Giovanni Cugliari; Andrea Deregibus

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-6


  Background: Existing literature indicates that orthodontics patients are more likely to have severe apical root shortening, interesting mostly maxillary, followed by mandibular incisors. Objectives: The aim of the present study was to investigate the incidence and severity of root resorption (RR) in ...  Read More

Frequency of Ankylosis, Loss of Pulp Vitality and External Root Resorption after Root Contact with Mini-screw

‪Seyed Mohammadreza Safavi; Mehdi Ravadgar; Fatemeh Mashhadiabbas; D. Sharifi; Alireza Akbarzadeh Baghban

Volume 8, Issue 3 , November 2013, , Pages 6-12


  Background and aims: To evaluate the frequency of ankylosis, loss of pulp vitality and external root resorption after intentional root contact with mini-screw.Methods: Sixty maxillary and mandibular second, third, and fourth premolars teeth of five mature beagle dogs were randomly assigned into three ...  Read More

The Synergistic effect of Vitamine D and Prostaglandin E2 On Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Rats

Massoud Seifi; Roya Hamedi; Maryam Nazirii

Volume 8, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 1-5


  Background and aim: Orthodontic tooth movement requires remodeling of periodontal tissues, especially alveolar bone. A major objective of investigators is to achieve maximum tooth movement with minimal root damage. The aim of this study is to determine if the rate and amount of orthodontic tooth movement ...  Read More

Using CBCT in assessing treatment planning

Mehdi Hassanpour; Amirhossein Mirhashemi; Atefe Saffarshahroudi; Allahyar Geramy

Volume 5, Issue 3 , December 2010, , Pages 119-126


  Cone beam CT (CBCT) has become an increasingly important source of three dimensional (3D) volumetric data in clinical orthodontics since its introduction into dentistry in 1998. The purpose of this manuscript is to highlight the current understanding of, and evidence for, the clinical use of CBCT in ...  Read More

Comparing the effect of Light, Moderate and Heavy orthodontic forces on osteoclast numbers in rats

Esfandiar Akhavan Niaki; Javad Chalipa; Ahmad Reza Dehpour; M Khalili; Arezoo Ghahari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, , Pages 17-24


  Aim: The appearance of osteoclasts is the first step in orthodontic tooth movement. During orthodontic force application, the periodontal ligament (PDL) undergoes hyalinization. This tissue damage prevents the tooth from moving until the adjacent bone and necrotic tissue are removed by osteoclasts. There ...  Read More