Effects of fluoride intake on orthodontic tooth movement and orthodontically induced root resorption.

@article{Gonzales2011EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of fluoride intake on orthodontic tooth movement and orthodontically induced root resorption.},
  author={Carmen Gonzales and Hitoshi Hotokezaka and Ersan Ilsay Karadeniz and Toshihiro Miyazaki and Emilia Kobayashi and Mehmet Ali Darendeliler and Noriaki Yoshida},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2011},
  volume={139 2},
  pages={196-205}
}
INTRODUCTION Even though the beneficial effects of fluoride on enamel and root caries have been well documented, limited data are available concerning the effect of fluoride on orthodontically induced root resorption and tooth movement. Our objective was to investigate the effect of systemic fluoride administered from birth to 12 weeks on orthodontically induced root resorption and tooth movement in rat molars. METHODS Fifty male Wistar rats were randomly divided into 5 groups. The negative… CONTINUE READING