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Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie

Official Journal of the German Orthodontic Society / Offizielle Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädie

Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie OnlineFirst articles

17.07.2018 | Original Article

Expression kinetics of human periodontal ligament fibroblasts in the early phases of orthodontic tooth movement

Human periodontal ligament (hPDL) fibroblasts comprise the majority of cells within the periodontal ligament. They regulate tissue homeostasis, form collagenous structural proteins, and perform regulatory functions in innate immune defence [ 31 ].

16.07.2018 | Original Article

In vitro biocompatibility of orthodontic miniscrews with human gingival fibroblast and SAOS-2 osteoblast cultures

Anchorage sites are essential to orthodontic tooth movement. In recent decades, the use of miniscrews has become an established mode of skeletal anchorage, offering a wide spectrum of applications and independence of patient compliance. Miniscrews …

16.07.2018 | Original Article

Biomechanical properties of CAD/CAM-individualized nickel-titanium lingual retainers: an in vitro study

Retention, as a part of orthodontic treatment, stabilizes the teeth after their active movement and prevents relapse due to periodontal and occlusal forces and the influence of surrounding soft tissues and remaining residual growth [ 14 , 21 ].

08.06.2018 | Original Article

Correlation between oral health-related quality of life and orthodontic treatment need in children and adolescents—a prospective interdisciplinary multicentre cohort study

The term “health” as a “state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” was already defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1946 [ 15 ]. The objective of this definition was not …

19.03.2018 | Original Article

Coordinating bracket torque and incisor inclination

Part 3: Validity of bracket torque values in achieving norm inclinations

Part 1 of this study introduced generally applicable equations which are required to compare target values of incisor inclination (i.e., values emerging as average “normal” from various methods of cephalometric analysis) to the intended effects of …

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Die Zeitschrift „Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie“ informiert kompetent und aktuell Kieferorthopäden und kieferorthopädisch arbeitende Zahnärzte in Klinik und Praxis über Ergebnisse der experimentellen und klinischen Forschung des Fachgebiets. Alle Beiträge durchlaufen ein Peer-Review und erscheinen ausschließlich auf Englisch mit einem zusätzlichen deutschen Abstract.

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