Kozue Onodera

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The purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between cross-sectional design and fracture load using a static load bearing test in yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal ceramic frameworks on a molar fixed partial denture. The test framework was designed as a 3-unit bridge with two abutment teeth at the second premolar and(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate tooth position after six and 9 months of orthodontics with conventional brackets on one side of the dentition and ligature-less brackets on the other. SETTING AND SAMPLE POPULATION Orthodontic Division, Vienna Medical University. Twenty patients aged 22.5 ± 5.7 years, symmetrical malocclusion and arch form, no premolar extraction.(More)
Can we correct dental midline discrepancies by systematic torque bends on all canines and premolars without extraction and mesiodistal tooth movement? Eight orthodontic patients (4 males, 4 females, mean age 31 years) presented a dental midline discrepancy of 2–4 mm, moderate deviation of the chin, no skeletal asymmetry, and a horizontal orientation of the(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of anteroposterior postural change on electromyography (EMG) activity in the lateral pterygoid muscle. Subjects consisted of 7 patients attending this hospital for close examination. The inferior heads of the lateral pterygoid and masseter muscles were chosen as evaluation sites. For the EMG(More)
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