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Activator Appliances

Known as: Activator, Function, Activator Appliance, Activator Orthodontic Appliance 
Loose-fitting removable orthodontic appliances which redirect the pressures of the facial and masticatory muscles onto the teeth and their supporting… Expand
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2017
2017
Obesity is a widespread chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by an increased overall disease burden and significant… Expand
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2009
2009
The force properties of thermoformed appliances have not been systematically investigated. Therefore, the aim of the present… Expand
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2006
2006
The objective was to compare the frictional forces generated by new nonconventional passive elastomeric ligatures (NCL) and… Expand
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2006
2006
O Metodo dos Elementos Finitos (MEF) e uma analise matematica que consiste na discretizacao de um meio continuo em pequenos… Expand
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2006
2006
The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in the facial profile resulting from the use of a twin block (TB) functional… Expand
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2003
2003
During orthodontic treatment, the early response of periodontal tissues to mechanical stress involves several metabolic changes… Expand
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2002
2002
The aim of this study was to investigate growth and treatment changes in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion treated… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
A prospective clinical study with a random allocation of 47 patients to three different functional appliance groups was… Expand
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1998
1998
The aim of the study was to examine the effect of an oral shield treatment on orofacial muscle activity and facial morphology in… Expand
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1996
1996
The plasticity of masticatory muscles was studied by comparing rats that were wearing a protrusive appliance and were kept on a… Expand
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