The effect of cortical activation on orthodontic tooth movement.

@article{Cho2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of cortical activation on orthodontic tooth movement.},
  author={K. Cho and S Cho and C-O Oh and Y-K Ryu and Hayato Ohshima and H S Jung},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={314-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Cortical activation is one of the procedures to accelerate tooth movement by manipulating the cortical bone. In this study, the effect of cortical activation on orthodontic tooth movement was investigated clinically and histologically in the surrounding bony tissue. MATERIALS AND METHODS In the lower and upper jaws of two beagle dogs, cortical activation was applied to the buccal and lingual side of the alveolar bone in the right jaw where 12 holes were made on each cortical plate 4… CONTINUE READING

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