Orthodontic tooth movement and root resorption with special reference to force magnitude and duration. A clinical and histological investigation in adolescents.

@article{OwmanMoll1995OrthodonticTM,
  title={Orthodontic tooth movement and root resorption with special reference to force magnitude and duration. A clinical and histological investigation in adolescents.},
  author={Py Owman-Moll},
  journal={Swedish dental journal. Supplement},
  year={1995},
  volume={105},
  pages={1-45}
}
  • Py Owman-Moll
  • Published 1995 in Swedish dental journal. Supplement
The purpose of orthodontic treatment is to move teeth as efficiently as possible with least damage to teeth and their supporting tissues. Root resorption may occur as an unwanted side effect and may in some instances jeopardize an otherwise successful treatment. The general aim of this series of clinical investigations was to study the association between applied force, achieved tooth movement and related root resorptions. In 144 adolescents, the maxillary first or second premolar was buccally… CONTINUE READING
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