Norman Salome

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INTRODUCTION Control of anchorage is a fundamental problem in orthodontics. Conventional means of controlling anchorage are characterized by potential disadvantages and inconveniences: visibility, compliance dependence, risk of undesirable side effects, and injury. Titanium implants have evolved as a potential clinical alternative in overcoming the limits(More)
The objective of this research was to ascertain possible abnormal endometrial reactions to the IUD. The Family Planning Clinic of the Gynecology and Obstetrics Department of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, used 110 cases from patients with IUDs who used the clinics from July 1981 to December 1982. Pap smears from 102 of these cases were(More)
At present, little is known about the brain origin of stress-induced cardiac sympathetic drive responsible for stress-induced tachycardia. Our aim was to determine the effect of bilateral microinjections of the GABA(A) receptor agonist, muscimol, into the amygdaloid complex on both the heart rate and cardiac autonomic activity during restraint stress.(More)
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to compare bond-failure prevalences, numbers of appointments, and treatment times between direct and indirect bracket bonding for patients treated in private orthodontic practices. METHODS A convenience sample was collected from 11 orthodontic offices; 5 orthodontists (772 patients) used a direct bonding(More)
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