Gregory S Antonarakis

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In vertebrates, face and throat structures, such as jaw, hyoid and thyroid cartilages develop from a rostrocaudal metameric series of pharyngeal arches, colonized by cranial neural crest cells (NCCs). Colinear Hox gene expression patterns underlie arch specific morphologies, with the exception of the first (mandibular) arch, which is devoid of any Hox gene(More)
AIM To prospectively evaluate the functional capacity of the masticatory musculature as a predictive variable in determining functional appliance treatment outcomes in Class II/1 malocclusion children. METHODS Twenty Class II/1 malocclusion children (11.4 ± 1.7 years) were treated with functional appliances during 1 year. Masseter muscle thickness and(More)
A 21-year-old Caucasian male presented to an oral medicine clinic with bilateral nuchal to frontal headache that was associated with burning eyes and lacrimation. Following a string of previous consultations with a variety of specialists, no diagnosis had been made. Treatment was carried out empirically, with the best improvement experienced when the(More)
The objective of this systematic review was to investigate whether oral functional asymmetry in children treated for unilateral functional posterior cross-bite disappears after orthodontic treatment with a resulting normalisation of oral functions. A literature search was carried out using PubMed, Web of Science and the Cochrane Library to locate(More)
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