Time-related root resorption after application of a controlled continuous orthodontic force.

@article{Kurol1996TimerelatedRR,
  title={Time-related root resorption after application of a controlled continuous orthodontic force.},
  author={J{\"u}ri Kurol and Py Owman-Moll and Dan Lundgren},
  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={1996},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={303-10}
}
The aim of this investigation was to study root resorption after application of a weekly controlled, continuous orthodontic force of 50 cN (approximately 50 gm). Fifty-six maxillary premolars in 18 boys and 38 girls (mean age 13.8 years) were moved buccally with a fixed orthodontic appliance. The contralateral premolar served as a control. The experimental periods varied from 1 to 7 weeks with eight children in each group. Root resorption was registered after 1 week and occurred in all test… CONTINUE READING

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